Definition of infantryman
: an infantry soldier
Recent Examples of infantryman from the Web
On June 6, 1944, Mr. Due captained a landing craft with orders to deliver a tank and infantrymen on Omaha Beach.
In all, more than 20,000 U.S. infantrymen, paratroopers, Marines, airmen and sailors were deployed, according to the Pentagon.
Mohammed Kareem Ahmed, 27, and Muhsin Harir, 40, both infantrymen, raised their hands The men were given a 10-day training course on the tarmac of the Mosul airport before being sent to the front.
Brown was a charismatic infantryman from Connecticut, killed on September 23, 2008, and survived by his mother.
Naper Settlement's annual Civil War Days program always draws a crowd to watch more than 300 reenactors play everything from doctors to store retailers to infantrymen staging cannon-firing and bayonet-wielding battles.
Eventually, he would be deployed to two of the world's hot beds of international conflict — Iraq and Afghanistan — where as an infantryman and team leader his missions were matters of life and death.
The approval of the monument brings a new twist to a long-running battle that began last summer, when someone put up a metal silhouette of an infantryman kneeling before a cross.
The fisherman and former infantryman with the Iraqi military was no stranger to death threats from ISIS for working with American occupation forces.
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Definition of infantryman for English Language Learners
: a soldier who is in the infantry
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