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Definitions

  1. Infantry was particularly suited to the woods and marshes of a great deal of Kievs territory, but cavalry was necessary for the plains. (Web site)
  2. The Infantry was divided up into two major types, the Infantry of the Line (Infanterie de Ligne) and the Light Infantry (Infanterie Légère).
  3. The infantry is the backbone of any army and the British Army is especially heavily slanted towards the infantry. (Web site)
  4. The infantry was lightly dressed without helmets or armour and armed with musket, short sword and hatchet.
  5. The infantry was greatly disorganized by the violent nature of the attack and by its passage through the enemy's trenches and the buildings of the village. (Web site)

Civil War

  1. During the Civil War, Clingman commanded a brigade of infantry.

Western Europe

  1. The battlefields on western europe were full of infantry and the role of cavalry was reduced while in Poland about 80% of all the army was cavalry. (Web site)
  2. A Blitzkrieg (lightning war) of German tanks and infantry swept through most of Western Europe as nation after nation fell to the German war machine. (Web site)

End

  1. By the end of the war in Europe (May 1945), the Free French forces comprised 1,250,000, including 7 infantry and 3 armoured divisions fighting in Germany.
  2. Italy used bicycles with the Bersaglieri (light infantry units) until the end of the war. (Web site)
  3. At the end of 1676, Shivaji launched a wave of conquests in southern India with a massive force of 50,000 (30,000 cavalry & 20,000 infantry).

Rear

  1. Often, the infantry opened the battle with a volley of arrows, with the horsemen in the rear.
  2. My command retired to Beech Grove without any annoyance in the rear by infantry or cavalry.
  3. The cohorts, pursuing their success, wheeled about upon Pompey's left wing, while his infantry still continued to make battle, and attacked them in the rear.

Strength

  1. The strength of king Perseus' army is estimated at 20,000 phalangites, 17,000 other infantry, an elite agema of 3,000 men and 4,000 cavalry. (Web site)
  2. Chariots and infantry, but not horsemen, are their strength The kings combined their forces for joint expeditions against foreign countries. (Web site)
  3. Gongsun Zan's army had a reported strength of 40,000, consisting of 30,000 infantry and 10,000 cavalry.

Break

  1. He could not break the Russian lines though, as he had no infantry or artillery support. (Web site)
  2. Gen. Wade Hampton to make a reconnaissance in force, break through the Union cavalry screen, and find the Union infantry. (Web site)
  3. The mission of the Pulaski Legion was to follow in behind the French infantry and break down the enemy's line of defense. (Web site)

Retreat

  1. Seeing their infantry in retreat the Greek cavalry disengaged from the battle, leaving the field and victory in Macedonian hands. (Web site)
  2. Pinned down by a tremendous volume of Confederate infantry and artillery fire, Grant's men could neither advance nor retreat.

Napoleon

  1. In January 1812, Napoleon withdrew 3 infantry and one cavalry divisions from Spain, including the Imperial Guard and Polish troops. (Web site)
  2. Napoleon rushed towards Vilnius pushing the infantry forward in columns that suffered from heavy rain then stifling heat.
  3. In 1808, Napoleon reorganised the Infantry battalion from nine to six companies.

Turks

  1. The Turks won their victories by virtue of their overwhelming superiority in both infantry and cavalry. (Web site)
  2. As the Turks were preparing to counterattack, the Polish infantry emerged on the right wing clearing the foothills dominating the plain. (Web site)

Mongols

  1. After the European knights pursued the fleeing Mandugai, the Mongols were able to separate the knights from the infantry and defeated them one by one.
  2. The Chinese were too weak in cavalry to chase the Mongols, and the Chinese infantry were too slow to bring them to battle.

Crusaders

  1. Opposing them were the crusaders, whose numbers, estimated by Raymond of Aguilers, were around 1,200 knights and 9,000 infantry.

Support

  1. Polish infantry and artillery stayed in the camp and didn't support the cavalry. (Web site)
  2. Large numbers of light infantry were equipped with the bow, to support the heavy infantry, called scutari. (Web site)
  3. April 29 – Australia announces that it is sending an infantry battalion to support the South Vietnam government.

Allies

  1. Josef Mengele, disguised as a member of the regular German infantry was captured and released by the Allies, oblivious of who he was.
  2. According to the Roman census of 225 &BC;, Rome could call upon 700,000 infantry and 70,000 cavalry from its own citizens and allies.
  3. However the Allies had a 2-1 advantage in infantry, and 9-1 in tanks. (Web site)

Navy

  1. Active duty lengths were set at 2 years for the infantry, 3 years for other branches of the Army and 5 years for the Navy. (Web site)
  2. The year of training was served in one of three branches of the armed forces: infantry, cavalry or navy.
  3. The Ottomans blockaded the city from the sea with their navy and their infantry and artillery bombarded the walls. (Web site)

Constantine

  1. Miloradovich and Constantine spent the remainder of the war, almost a year, in close cooperation and proximity as chiefs of infantry and cavalry reserves.
  2. Constantine is believed to have had at his disposal around 90,000 infantry and 8,000 cavalry, however Maxentius greatly outnumbered him.

Poles

  1. The Swedes wanted to provoke the Poles into an attack and then destroy them with infantry fire and artillery, but Koniecpolski decided not to attack.
  2. The Poles paid the price for ignoring terrain, infantry and artillery.
  3. Poles erected barricades, such as this one on Napoleon Square, throughout Warsaw, making it difficult for German infantry and tanks to operate. (Web site)

Flanks

  1. Zolkiewski's cavalry positioned at the center of the Polish formation, protected on its flanks by camp carts (tabor), infantry and artillery. (Web site)
  2. The infantry marched on the landward flank, covering the flanks of the horsemen. (Web site)
  3. On the flanks and behind the infantry there were troops of the Hordes cavalry and hired warriors.

Flank

  1. The Swedish cavalry and infantry rolled up the flank and turned the tide of the war.
  2. On the other, open, flank, St Ruth placed his best infantry and most of his cavalry under Patrick Sarsfield.

Colonel

  1. In July 1866 was appointed Colonel in the regular army and in March 1869 was commander of the 5th U.S. Infantry. (Web site)

Heavy Casualties

  1. Meanwhile, the Macedonian phalanxes had advanced to engage the charge of the war elephants, which was stopped, albeit with heavy casualties to the infantry.

Persians

  1. Persians under Darius III with some 30,000 Greek mercenaries, 60,000 Persian infantry and 30,000 Persian cavalry.
  2. Now, with the defeat of the regular Persian infantry, the Persians had found themselves bested on land and sea by the relatively small city-state of Athens. (Web site)

Col

  1. McCulloch's force consisted of a brigade of cavalry under General James McIntosh, a brigade of infantry under Col. (Web site)
  2. The cavalry brigades of Irvin Gregg and Judson Kilpatrick were accompanied by infantry from Col. (Web site)

Fighting

  1. Others represent mecha as one component of an integrated military force, supported by and fighting alongside tanks, fighter aircraft, and infantry.
  2. Another 27 fighters belonged to units undergoing infantry training intended for fighting against Israel.
  3. Chinese infantry in strength was seen moving up and in the early hours of November 18, fighting broke out.

Armed

  1. In the late 4th century the infantry was still armed with throwing weapons — the spiculum, verutum and plumbata, all possibly derived from the pilum.

Commanders

  1. Liu Bei went on to Gucheng and, along with Guan Ping and several other commanders, built up a force of several thousand, including infantry and cavalry. (Web site)
  2. C: The presence of Swedish infantry and or dragoons was a convenient excuse to use when commanders needed to explain away defeats. (Web site)

Commanding

  1. He was given the honor of commanding the Union troops at the surrender ceremony for the infantry of Robert E. Lee's Army at Appomattox, Virginia. (Web site)

Foot

  1. They were united with the 74th (Highland) Regiment of Foot to form the 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
  2. The 71st Regiment of Foot was a Highland regiment in the British Army, which in 1881 it became the 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.
  3. Through this breach the tanks and motorised units could break through without the traditional encumbrance of the slow logistics of infantry on foot. (Web site)

Front

  1. According to the extant historian Arrian, the Persians placed their cavalry in front of their infantry, and drew up on the right (east) bank of the river. (Web site)
  2. The infantry formed up in large blocks of about 1500 men each, with a front of 150 men and a depth of 10 men. (Web site)
  3. A military procession in India with British Light Dragoons in the foreground and a battalion of infantry at the front. (Web site)

Combat

  1. Meanwhile, Soviet resistance grew plainly desperate, as soldiers engaged in infantry combat against German tanks. (Web site)
  2. Men of Valor is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War.
  3. These are not the same as the divisions that are sent into combat, which are a mixture of infantry, armoured and support units.

Germans

  1. As German infantry approached, Grieg fired a flare pistol into his downed plane, setting it afire, thus denying it to the Germans. (Web site)
  2. The Polish military had fewer armoured forces than the Germans, and these units, dispersed within the infantry, were unable to effectively engage the enemy. (Web site)
  3. At Gallipoli and in Palestine the Turks provided the infantry, but it was usually Germans who manned the machine guns.

Battles

  1. Cao Cao's generals and soldiers were mostly from cavalry and infantry, and almost none had any experience in battles on the water.
  2. Du Qian became one of the leaders of the Liangshan infantry, and participated in many battles with the enemies of Liangshan, making great contributions.

Rank

  1. Commissions could only be purchased in cavalry and infantry regiments (and therefore up to the rank of Colonel only). (Web site)
  2. Soon afterward, he continued to fight in southern Spain, mainly in Cádiz and Gibraltar with the rank of Second Captain of light infantry.
  3. As the junior officer in an infantry regiment was traditionally the carrier of the ensign flag, the rank itself acquired the name.

Ranks

  1. In 1798 – 1800, the rank of yesaul was equated with the ranks of rittmeister in cavalry and captain in infantry. (Web site)
  2. Infantry would form a short, but thick, line many ranks deep on the front, which would be the boar's "snout" (boutoir).
  3. The heavy infantry legionaries were drawn from citizen stock, while non-citizens came to dominante the ranks of the light infantry.

Battlefield

  1. Panzer Elite Action guarantees an action filled battlefield with AI controlled aircraft, infantry and enemy vehicles making the mayhem of battle come alive.
  2. Typical medieval military doctrine dictated that Infantry would be the main composition of any army, but that cavalry would dominate the battlefield.

British

  1. The well served Sikh artillery caused heavy casualties among the British, and their infantry fought desperately. (Web site)
  2. In the British, Canadian, and Australian armies, an assault pioneer is an infantry soldier with limited combat engineer training.
  3. The Sikh infantry drawn up behind its artillery guns retaliated with fierce musketry fire and the British were hurried back with heavy losses. (Web site)

Marines

  1. The Marines believed there were advantages to dismounting their infantry in built-up areas since they could then provide close support for armored vehicles.
  2. The Marines dismounted their infantry from their vehicles more often than the Army, especially in built-up areas, for several reasons.
  3. Of the infantry the Marines initially deployed, all but three battalions rode in AAVs, with the remainder riding in trucks.

Royal Artillery

  1. The London Regiment ceased to exist in 1938 with the battalions transferring to regular infantry regiments, the Royal Artillery and the Royal Engineers. (Web site)
  2. The transfer to REME of most of the unit repair responsibilities of other arms (Infantry, Royal Artillery, Royal Armoured Corps etc). (Web site)

Royal Regiment

  1. In 2006, the infantry regiments of the Scottish Division were amalgamated to form the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

Elephants

  1. The Indians were poised with cavalry on both flanks, the war elephants in front, and infantry behind the elephants. (Web site)
  2. To this purpose they built up a vast army consisting of 20,000 cavalry, 200,000 infantry, 2,000 chariots and 3,000 elephants.
  3. Hindu India possessed the classical fourfold force of chariots, elephants, horsemen, and infantry, collectively known as the Caturangabala. (Web site)

Spear

  1. The basic weapon of the Norman cavalry and infantry was a spear with a leaf-shaped head of iron and a wooden haft, usually of ash. (Web site)
  2. Commonly used by Greek infantry alongside the spear and javelin, the xiphos' s length (~60cm) made it an excellent close combat weapon.
  3. They were still the heavy infantry of old, with a spear or sword, shield, body armour and a helmet. (Web site)

Guan Dao

  1. Therefore, qiang were distributed to regular infantry, and guan dao became reserved for wealthy officers.

Cannons

  1. Nobody had time to remove them, and the cannons, the freight wagons, the horses, and the infantry passed over them. (Web site)

Union Cavalry

  1. As Bragg marched north on the 18th, his cavalry and infantry fought with Union cavalry and mounted infantry which were armed with Spencer repeating rifles. (Web site)
  2. The battle began almost by accident, as the result of a chance meeting engagement between Confederate infantry and Union cavalry in Gettysburg on July 1. (Web site)

Confederate Cavalry

  1. After noon, Union artillery and infantry joined the fray, forcing the Confederate cavalry to retreat to Big Hill. (Web site)
  2. As an infantry unit, the 17th Indiana constantly skirmished with Confederate cavalry. (Web site)

Maj

  1. While riding with his infantry in a wide berth well south and west of the Federal line of battle, Jackson employed Maj. (Web site)
  2. On October 19, at dawn, after an unparalleled night march, Confederate infantry directed by Maj. (Web site)

Cavalrymen

  1. The main tactical units of the Corps were the Divisions, usually consisting of 4,000 to 6,000 infantry or cavalrymen.

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