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TOGY4W16 Terms

Combat (military) active, armed fighting with enemy forces
Front lines the foremost lines or part of an army; the place where combat operations are carried on
Home front the civilian area of a nation during a war, when its military is fighting abroad or far away. The term is used chiefly to emphasize that the entire nation is at war to build solidarity between civilians and troops
Volunteer someone who offers himself for a service or job; to do something willingly and without pay
Weld to join (metals) by applying heat, sometimes with pressure and sometimes with an intermediate or filler metal having a high melting point
Allotment the portion of pay that military personnel authorizes to be paid to another person, such as a dependent (eg , wife or child), or an institution (eg , an insurance company)
Bunker an underground fortification, often with a concrete projection above ground level for observation or gun placement
Censor an official who reads books, news reports, letters, or views other media in order to remove parts that are objectionable on moral, political, military, or other grounds
Detonate to cause to explode
Imperialism the policy or act of conquering foreign countries and thereby extending the rule of an empire over them, or of acquiring and keeping colonies
Morale emotional and mental condition, especially in the face of opposition or hardship
Paratrooper a soldier who attacks or lands in battle areas by parachuting from an airplane
POW an acronym for a prisoner of war (see Week 27)
Rendezvous 1) an agreement for a meeting of persons or an assembling of troops or ships; 2) the meeting itself; 3) the place designated for the meeting
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