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Political matters

In politics, partisan (political) usually refers to a fervent, sometimes militant supporter or gaycompany. Look up Partisan (political) in Wiktionary, the free dictionary In politics, a partisan is a person who supports a cause, party, or goal fervently, usually to the exclusion of all others. ...

Partisan Review was an American political and literary quarterly published from 1934 to 2003. ... Southern Partisan is a controversial neo-confederate magazine. ...

Paramilitary forces

As a name for irregular forces or detached light troops, engaged behind the front line.

Look up partisan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Yugoslav Partisan Flag The Yugoslav Partisans were the main resistance movement engaged in the fight against the Axis forces in the Balkans during World War II, the Yugoslav Peoples Liberation War. ... The Soviet partisans were members anti-fascist resistance movement which fought against the occupation of the Soviet Union by Axis forces during World War II. At the end of June 1941, immediately after the Germans crossed the Soviet border, the Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolshevik) (see... Jewish partisans were groups of irregulars participating in the Jewish resistance movement during World War II against the Nazis and their collaborators. ... The Jewish resistance movement were several attempts of resistence of the Jewish people against Nazi Germany leading up to and through World War II. Due to the careful organization and overwhelming military might of the Nazi German State and its supporters, many Jews were unable to resist the killings. ... Partisans parading in Milan The Italian resistance movement was a partisan force during World War II. It became massive after the capitulation of the Italian Royal Army on September 8, 1943. ... German supply train blown up by the Armia Krajowa during World War II. Polish resistance movement was a resistance movement in Poland, part of the anti-fascist resistance movement which fought against the occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany during World War II. Resistance to the Nazi German occupation began... Leśni (short for Leśni ludzie, Polish for the men from the forests) is one of the informal names applied to the partisan groups operating in occupied Poland during the World War II. The groups were formed mostly by people who for various reasons could not operate from settlements... Young Lithuanian Forest Brothers in 1947 The Forest Brothers (also: Brothers of the Forest, Forest Brethren; Forest Brotherhood; in Estonian: metsavennad, in Latvian meža brāļi, in Lithuanian miško broliai) were Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian guerillas (partisans) who fought against Soviet rule during the Soviet invasion and occupation... Defenders of Van in front of ARF flag Armenian militia (Armenian irregular units, Armenian partisans, or Armenian Cethes, Armenian: ), better known by Armenians as Fedayee, is a term referring to Armenian guerrillas who voluntarily leave their families in order to fight for Armenians. ... Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nicholas II Aleksei Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Herbert Henry Asquith Douglas Haig John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Woodrow Wilson John Pershing Franz... Werwolf was a Nazi plan at the end of World War II for a force which would aid the Wehrmacht by means of guerrilla attacks against the Allies in the Allied-occupied regions of Germany. ... A 1945 U.S. Army map showing the possible extent of the National Redoubt The National Redoubt was the English term used to describe the possibility that Adolf Hitler and armed forces of Nazi Germany would make a last stand in the alpine areas of Austria, Bavaria and northern Italy...

Music

The Chant des Partisans was the most popular song in the Free France. ... The French Resistance is the name used for resistance movements during World War II which fought the German occupation of France and the collaborationist Vichy regime, and was a vital and some say decisive factor in the defeat of Hitler and the Nazi revolution. ... The Partisan is a song about the French Resistance in World War II. The song was written in 1943 in London by Anna Marly and Emmanuel dAstier de la Vigerie. ... The French Resistance is the name used for resistance movements during World War II which fought the German occupation of France and the collaborationist Vichy regime, and was a vital and some say decisive factor in the defeat of Hitler and the Nazi revolution. ... Anna Marly, (October 30, 1917 – February 15, 2006), was a Russian born French singer-songwriter. ... Emmanuel dAstier de la Vigerie (January 9, 1900—June 12, 1969) was a French journalist, politician and member of the French Resistance. ... The Partisans were a punk band, formed in Bridgend, in South Wales in the summer of 1979, when all four members of the band were just 14 years old. ... This article is about the country. ... Bridgend (Welsh: Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr) is a town in the traditional county of Glamorgan and the main town in the county borough of Bridgend in south Wales. ...

Sports

Fudbalski Klub Partizan (Serbian Cyrillic: ФК Партизан, English: Football Club Partizan) is a football club from Belgrade, Serbia. ... KK Partizan is a basketball club from Belgrade, Serbia. ...

Other uses

  • partisan (weapon), a pole weapon.
  • Partisans (novel), a novel by Alistair MacLean about the Yugoslav partisans.
  • Partisan game, in combinatorial game theory.

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Beyond Partisan | The Issues. Your Voice. Our Democracy. (964 words)
The Beyond Partisan offers you a platform from which to voice your ideas.
We must, as citizens, reflect upon the discussions and find the shared values which will allow American to progress in the future.
Beyond Partisan is a return to the egalitarian foundation of America’s birth through the means of modern technology.
Partisan (military) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (420 words)
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.
It was this concept of partisan warfare that would later form the basis of the "partisan rangers" of the American Civil War.
Soviet partisans, especially those active in Belarus, were able to effectively harass German troops and significantly hamper their operations in the region.
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