Examples of infantry in a Sentence
He joined the infantry after leaving school.
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The Army is massively revving up its fleet of Bradley Fighting Vehicles through a recent deal to add up to 473 of the new infantry carriers, service officials said.
The pilot scheme will cover a few dozen armored infantry transports (Bradley M2A3s) deployed in active service.
Baker was a member of an infantry regiment near the city of Yongbyong, North Korea, where his battalion lost contact with two other regiments in late November 1950.
The military, in disarray, is easily infiltrated by the huckster Tobias Beckett and his gang, who pass themselves off as a captain and infantry.
Edwin Sibley flew infantry fighters who parachuted behind enemy lines on D-Day and died six months later when his C-47 Skytrain plane crashed while crossing the English Channel.
These radios, used in the field by infantry, have been a headache for the Army for much of the last decade.
Some of those additional troops will fill gaps in existing combat formations, such as infantry brigades, and others will add new capabilities for the forces, such as cyber troops.
Just about anything the IDF buys will be used in action sooner or later—probably sooner—a reality that Tzuker, a ramrod-straight former infantry officer, understood better than most.
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Did You Know?
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.
INFANTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infantry for English Language Learners
: the part of an army that has soldiers who fight on foot
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