Definition of doughboy
: an American infantryman especially in World War I
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On this Memorial Day, those doughboys will be saluted along with other Americans who died while serving their nation in the military.
Follow a pattern based on the embroidery of the area or create your own design and make a poppy pin to commemorate the doughboys.
Doughboys trudge by the smoke, fog and barbed wire in the oil on canvas On the Wire, by Harvey Thomas Dunn, who was one of the best known of the artists.
At 5:30 just getting light the doughboys went over the top.
One exhibit highlights the damage an artillery shell would have done to a house in the French countryside, while another allows visitors to glimpse inside replicas of the trenches where doughboys fought and often died.
The chimp was no doughboy, and one doubts very much that Norma ever opens a newspaper unless someone has told her she’s mentioned in it.
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