ersatz reserve

noun

: a reserve of the German army (as in World War II) drawn upon when necessary to fill out regular units and made up of men not qualified for the regular army or the landwehr

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“Ersatz reserve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ersatz%20reserve. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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