Appendix: German Words and Phrases
Abwehr - German Military Intelligence
Bund Deutscher Mädel (BDM) - League of German Girls/ Band of German Maidens, female wing of the Hitler Youth.
Einsatzgruppen - SS extermination squads
Gastarbeiter - Guest Worker
Germanica - Moscow, renamed after the war
Hauptsturmfuehrer - SS rank, roughly equal to Captain.
Heer - The German Army
Herrenvolk - Master Race
Kriegsmarine - The German Navy
Luftwaffe - The German Air Force
Mutterkreuz - Mother's Cross
Oberfeldwebel - Heer rank, roughly equal to Master Sergeant
Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW, 'Supreme Command of the Armed Forces') - The German General Staff.
Obergruppenfuehrer - SS rank, roughly equal to Lieutenant General.
Ordnungspolizei - Order Police (regular police force)
Reichsführer-SS - Commander of the SS
Reichssicherheitshauptamt (RSHA) - Reich Main Security Office
Sigrunen - SS insignia (lightning bolts)
Standartenfuehrer - SS rank, roughly equal to Colonel.
Sturmbannfuehrer - SS rank, roughly equal to Major.
Strumscharfuehrer - SS rank, roughly equal to Master Sergeant.
Untermensch - Subhuman.
Untermenschen - Subhumans, plural of Untermensch.
Unterscharfuehrer - SS rank, roughly equal to Second Lieutenant.
Vaterland - Fatherland
Volk - The German Population.
Wehrmacht - The German Military (often taken to represent just the army (Heer)).