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General: I attempted to take Williamsport yesterday, but found too large a force of infantry and artillery. After a long fight, I withdrew to this place.


John Buford


#artillery #attempted #fight #force #found

Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral, the battle is as good as lost.


Douglas Haig


#become #defending #good #infantry #lost

Look at an infantryman's eyes and you can tell how much war he has seen.


William Alexander Henry


#how #infantryman #look #much #seen

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.


Brendan Francis


#authority #book #hands #infantryman #like

There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.


Zebulon Pike


#been #calculated #cavalry #consequence #force

I think of myself as Special Forces, clearing the path for the infantry.


Geraldo Rivera


#forces #i #i think #infantry #myself

It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed, dares attack an armed foe; the infantry defy the cavalry, and by their activity and courage generally prove victors.


Giraldus Cambrensis


#armed #attack #cavalry #courage #dares

On my left the shooting had the sharp explosion of the infantry artillery, on my right could be heard the sporadic cannon shots thundering from the front, and up above the sky was clear and the sun bright.


Max Beckmann


#artillery #bright #cannon #clear #could

What can I say about the First World War, a war in which I served as an infantryman, a war I hated at the start and to which I never warmed as it proceeded?


George Grosz


#first #first world #first world war #hated #i

Commanders and historians are the people who discuss wars; I was in the infantry, and most of the time I did not know where I was or what I was doing except that I was obeying orders and trying not to be killed in any of the variety of horrible ways open to me.


Robertson Davies


#fifth-business #historians #infantry #orders #survival






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