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  • n  a member of the Nazi SA which wore brown uniforms

  • But with 2,000,000 Nazis enrolled as brownshirt troopers.
  • Elsewhere in the Fatherland brownshirt stalwarts expressed the vehement opinion that nobody but a Bavarian buffoon would think of mincing about with hand over heart all during .
  • So has the Navy, the brownshirt Storm Troops, black-pantalooned Special Guards, the police.

  • Bob Newman in Media Matters for America
    Newman said the protesters employed "brownshirt tactics that reminded me of the old newsreels of the Ku Klux Klan back in the '30s and '40s, that reminded me of Nazi Germany and Hitler's rise to power in the '30s."

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