the militarized formations of the SS, established by Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945 and including some units of foreign nationals from occupied territories.
Does “KISS” stand for anything? And what does the Holocaust have to do with it?
The hard rock band KISS, known for their wild stage makeup and intense pyrotechnics, will not be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame this year (for the 11th year in a row.) Fans insist this is a major diss, but critics who consider KISS a gimmick band (despite their 24 gold albums) think that they have no place among the 288 inductees. …
Irregular Plural Nouns: People Change, but Aircraft Don’t
Irregular plural nouns are nouns that become plural in a way other than adding -s or -es to the end. It can be tough to remember which nouns are irregular, but here are a few guidelines for how to handle the ones that are. Regular Nouns First off, a noun is a person, place, or thing. Nouns are singular when they represent one item and …
Origin of Waffen SS
< German: military SS
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