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The backbone of any fighting force.

Infantryman is a title that is earnt, not given.

Traditionally, infantry usually comprised of large amounts of untrained slave soldiers, but with the end of WW2 the infantry became the cutting edge of armies around the world, becoming useful at counter insurgency, low intensity operations that armour is too cumbersome for.
Steve joined the Parachute Regiment because he wanted to be the elite of the infantry.
by Crow Number Eleven November 25, 2007

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