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3rd Estonian SS Volunteer Brigade

The 3rd Estonian SS Volunteer Brigade (3.) was a formation of the German Waffen SS during World War II. [1]

28 relations: Adolf Hitler, Anti-aircraft warfare, Army Group North, Belarus, Brigade, Dębica, Estonian Legion, Finnish Infantry Regiment 200, Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS, Franz Augsberger, Narva, Nazi Germany, Obersturmbannführer, Opochka, Panzerjäger, Partisan (military), Pustków, Podkarpackie Voivodeship, Red Army, Waffen-SS, World War II, 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling, 20th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (1st Estonian), 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37/43, 5 cm Pak 38, 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking, 7.5 cm leichtes Infanteriegeschütz 18, 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41, 8th Estonian Rifle Corps.

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer ("leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Army Group North

Army Group North (Heeresgruppe Nord) was a German strategic echelon formation, commanding a grouping of field armies during World War II.

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Belarus

Belarus (Белару́сь, tr.,; bʲɪlɐˈrusʲ), officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Dębica

Dębica (דעמביץ Dembitz) is a city in southeastern Poland with 46,693 inhabitants, as of 2 June 2009.

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Estonian Legion

The Estonian Legion (Eesti Leegion, Estnische Legion) was a military unit within the Combat Support Forces of the Waffen SS Verfügungstruppe during World War II, mainly consisting of Estonian soldiers.

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Finnish Infantry Regiment 200

Infantry Regiment 200 (Jalkaväkirykmentti 200, JR 200, Jalaväerügement 200, JR 200) or soomepoisid (Finnish boys) was a unit in the Finnish army during World War II made up mostly of Estonian volunteers, who preferred to fight against the Soviet Union in the ranks of the Finnish army instead of the armed forces of Germany.

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Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS

The Finnisches Freiwilligen-Bataillon der Waffen-SS was a Finnish volunteer combat battalion of the German Waffen-SS.

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Franz Augsberger

Franz Xaver Josef Maria Augsberger (10 October 1905 – 19 March 1945) was a Brigadeführer (Brigadier General) of the Waffen-SS.

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Narva

Narva (Нарва) is the third largest city in Estonia.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Obersturmbannführer

Obersturmbannführer was a paramilitary Nazi Party rank used by both the SA and the SS.

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Opochka

Opochka (Опо́чка) is a town and the administrative center of Opochetsky District in Pskov Oblast, Russia, located on the Velikaya River, south of Pskov, the administrative center of the oblast.

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Panzerjäger

Panzerjäger (German "armour-hunters" or "tank-hunters", abbreviated to Pz.Jg. in German) was a branch of service of the Wehrmacht during the Second World War which were the anti-tank arm-of-service who operated anti-tank artillery, and made exclusive use of the tank destroyers which were also named Panzerjäger.

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Partisan (military)

A partisan is a member of an irregular military force formed to oppose control of an area by a foreign power or by an army of occupation by some kind of insurgent activity.

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Pustków, Podkarpackie Voivodeship

Pustków is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Dębica, within Dębica County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия; РККА, or Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya: RKKA, frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия; KA, in English: Red Army) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and after 1922 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Waffen-SS

The Waffen-SS (Armed SS) was created as the armed wing of the Nazi Party's Schutzstaffel (SS, "Protective Squadron"), and gradually developed into a multi-ethnic and multi-national military force of Nazi Germany.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling

The Flak 30 (Flugabwehrkanone 30) and improved Flak 38 were 20 mm anti-aircraft guns used by various German forces throughout World War II.

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20th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (1st Estonian)

20th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (1st Estonian) (20.Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (estnische Nr.1), 20.) was a unit of the Waffen SS established on 25 May 1944 in German occupied Estonia during World War II.

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3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37/43

The 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37/43 was a series of anti-aircraft cannon produced by Nazi Germany that saw widespread service in the Second World War.

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5 cm Pak 38

The 5 cm Pak 38 (L/60) (5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 38 (L/60)) was a German anti-tank gun of 50 mm calibre.

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5th SS Panzer Division Wiking

The 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking was one of the elite Panzer divisions of the thirty eight Waffen SS divisions.

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7.5 cm leichtes Infanteriegeschütz 18

The 7,5 cm leichtes Infanteriegeschütz 18 (7,5 cm le.IG 18) was an infantry support gun of the German Wehrmacht used during World War II.

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8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41

The 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41 (commonly called the eighty-eight) was a German 88 mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun from World War II.

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8th Estonian Rifle Corps

The 8th 'Estonian' Rifle Corps (2nd formation) (8-й Эстонский стрелковый корпус, 8.) was a formation in the Soviet Army, created on 6 November 1942, during World War II.

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Redirects here:

3 Estonian SS Volunteer Brigade, 3. Estnische SS Freiwilligen Brigade, Estonian SS Volunteer Brigade.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Estonian_SS_Volunteer_Brigade

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