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Heer is a general term for army in the German and some other languages of German origin. In date order:

  • Army of the Holy Roman Empire, or Reichsheer (1422-1806)
  • Bundesheer or German Federal Army, the Army of the German Confederation (1815-1866)
  • German Army (German Empire), or 'Deutsches Heer (1871-1919), for Army of the German Empire
  • Reichswehr, or Reichsheer (1919-35), for the interwar Army of the Weimar Republic
  • Wehrmacht (1935-46) for the Second World War Army of Nazi Germany
  • German Army, or Deutsches Heer (1955-present), for the Cold War Army of West Germany and the current Army of Germany
Other Germanic peoples
  • Österreichisches Bundesheer (1920-present), the current Military of Austria
  • Heer, the current ground component of the Military of Switzerland
  • Oswald Heer, a botanist and naturalist with the standard botanical author abbreviation Heer.
  • Kamal Heer, a Punjabi singer and musician.
  • Manmohan Waris ("Manmohan Heer"), a legendary Punjabi singer and musician.
  • Sangtar ("Sangtar Heer"), a Punjabi composer and musician.
Other meanings
  • Heer, Netherlands, an area in the municipality of Maastricht, Limburg
  • Heer (film), a 1956 Bollywood film
  • Heer (instrumental), an instrumental by Pakistani band Junoon
  • Heer Ranjha, classical Punjabi folk story
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