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How to use ss in a sentence
The main effort in the attack was carried out by the infamous Waffen SS 6th Panzer Army.
There, he first picked up needle and thread to mend the shirt of an SS guard who had just beaten him.From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale|Martin Greenfield|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one of the last desperate acts of World War II, the SS dumped crates full of counterfeit money into nearby Lake Toplitz.
His shirt was torn, one of his worn sneakers was more like a rubber-soled barge—the SS Nike.
Dugin has expressed his admiration for the practices of the SS.Alexander Dugin: The Crazy Ideologue of the New Russian Empire|Oleg Shynkarenko|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a more than usually quiet street, upon the edge of the town, stands the old church of Godalming, dedicated to SS.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
So, in one instance (the thing was done repeatedly) the school attached to the church of SS.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
I must ask you to leave my ship at once, gentlemen, and I can promise you that my employers, the Cunard ss.Mysterious Mr. Sabin|E. Phillips Oppenheim
A few years later, however, his remains were transferred to the Abbey of SS.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers
The latter example might have been called a Collar of 8, 8, were it not that that name is less euphonious than SS.
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Cultural definitions for ss
An elite corps of combat troops (SS is short for Schutzstaffel, which is German for “protective shield”) formed originally within the German Nazi party as a bodyguard for Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders and led by Heinrich Himmler. During the 1930s, Hitler steadily expanded the responsibilities of the SS to include the suppression of his political opponents within Germany and the persecution of the Jews (see also Jews). The SS supervised the concentration camps.