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zombie: A term used for men who joined the Army as the war was approaching its end. It was assumed these men were joining only to claim the income and benefits of being in the military without the danger of abeing involved in active combat.

exempli gratia: “When Frank enlisted in the fall of ’44, everyone called him a zombie.”

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