Free Corps

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  • Free Corps — is a name that has often been assumed by various military and/or paramilitary units raised from the civilian population, such as:Germany/Prussia*pre 1754 Free Corps (see: Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben) *Lützow Free Corps (1813 1814) Napoleonic… …   Wikipedia

  • free corps — noun Etymology: translation of German freikorps : a corps of usually German volunteer soldiers …   Useful english dictionary

  • British Free Corps — In World War II, the British Free Corps (BFC) or sometimes incorrectly referred to in the German form as Britisches Freikorps was a unit of the Waffen SS consisting of British and Dominion prisoners of war who had been recruited by the Nazis.… …   Wikipedia

  • American Free Corps — Das American Free Corps, auch George Washington Brigade genannt, war angeblich eine Einheit von Waffen SS Legionären, deren Mitglieder ausschließlich US Amerikaner waren. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Mythos 2 Historische Hintergründe 3 Literarische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lützow Free Corps — The Lützow Free Corps ( de. Lützowsches Freikorps) was a voluntary force of the Prussian army during the Napoleonic Wars. It was named after its commander, Ludwig Adolf Wilhelm von Lützow. Origins The unit was officially founded in February 1813… …   Wikipedia

  • SS British Free Corps — Période 1944 1945 Pays Allemagne Branche Waffen SS Type Unité SS Effectif 70 personnes Guerres Seconde Guerre mondiale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • American Free Corps — The American Free Corps, also called the George Washington Brigade , was a unit of the Waffen SS which was created for the purpose of propaganda. It was to be composed of recruits, mostly United States prisoners of war.In reality, the German… …   Wikipedia

  • British Free Corps — Replik einer Uniform eines Soldaten des Britischen Freikorps Das Britische Freikorps war eine Einheit der Waffen SS, die im Zweiten Weltkrieg aus britischen Kriegsgefangenen aufgestellt wurde. Die Einheit diente vor allem zu Propagandazwecken,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Corps of Colonial Marines — were raised from former slaves as auxiliary units of the Royal Marines for service in the Americas: Two of these units were raised and subsequently disbanded. The first was a small unit which existed from 1808 to 12 October 1810, the second was… …   Wikipedia

  • Free Derry — (lga|Saor Doire|no translate=yes) was a self declared autonomous nationalist area of Derry, Northern Ireland, between 1969 and 1972. Its name was taken from a sign painted on a gable wall in the Bogside in January 1969 which read, “You are now… …   Wikipedia

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