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He joined the infantry after leaving school.
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Borisov said the weapons tested for the first time in the Syrian conflict included the Su-30 and the Su-35 fighter jets, new helicopter gunships, missiles, electronic warfare systems, infantry weapons and other equipment.
Historians say Lee’s massed infantry assault across a wide plain was a gross miscalculation in the era of artillery and rifle fire.
The attack, which occurred on the morning of August 9 in a suburb called Levallois-Perret, reportedly injured six members of the 35th infantry regiment.
The Integrated Head Protection System is the first U.S. Army infantry helmet that fully protects a soldier's head.
In the fall of 2014, Skylar, an infantry soldier, had been on deployment in eastern Washington for nearly three weeks of battlefield training after living in a Stryker vehicle with three guys.
Spearheaded by the high-tech flagship America, a flotilla of warships toting aircraft and Marine infantry sailed out of San Diego on Friday, bound for the Middle East.
Our job was to protect the infantry from enemy tanks.
Étienne Lafont, a regional government delegate, and Captain Jean Baptiste Duhamel, a leader of the local infantry, organize the first concerted attack.
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The Italian word fante (from Latin infans, “infant, child”) originally meant “child,” later “youth, boy,” and then “servant.” In the 14th century, fante also took on the sense “foot soldier.” In Renaissance times, the fanteria, foot soldiers collectively, became a significant branch of arms, and the Italian word infanteria, was borrowed into English in the 1500s.
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