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World War Z Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5 Summary

Max Brooks
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Chapter 5 Summary

In Taos, New Mexico, the narrator is speaking with Arthur Sinclair, director of the Department of Strategic Resources, or DeStRes, a group formed to help rebuild the war machine within the safe zone to the west of the Rocky Mountains. The refugee camps were turned to work camps. A tool, called a Standard Infantry Entrenchment Tool, or a Lobotomizer, was a steel rod with a shovel handle and a double bladed axe mounted on the end, and was one of the most effective weapons in the war.

In Burlington, Vermont, the narrator is interviewing "the Whacko." He was once the vice-president, and was both revered and despised. "Whacko" points out that the primary roadblocks to changes were the religious fundamentalists, the "Greenies," or those who believed the zombies were sent by the "Divine Goddess," and the Rebels, who believed the government had abandoned them, and sought to...

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