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An Infantryman Drawing his Sword

The Russian Infantryman

Infantryman on guard

Infantryman / E.F.

Bulgarije. Infanterist in Sommer Adjustirung. (1885) [Infantryman in summer uniform, 1885]

infantryman from "The Indian Wars of the United States from the first settlement at Jamestown in 1607 to the close of the great uprising of 1890-91 ... Illustrated"

British infantryman searching Turkish soldiers during the Mesopotamian campaign

Australian infantryman in full marching order

American Red Cross - In the Zone of Advance - Activities - American Red Cross Dugout near front. These soldiers have just come out of a Red Cross dugout near the new front lines in the St. Mihiel salient. They have their hands full of doughnuts, cigarettes and magazines. This outpost outfit followed a few miles behind the fightersin the advance. When the American infantryman dug in, the Red Cross men dug in also under a ruined house, started their fires, and within a few hours were serving thousands of weary but enthusiastic Americans with hot drinks and other comforts

A young soldier of the armored forces holds and sights his Garand rifle like an old timer, Fort Knox, Ky. He likes the piece for its fine firing qualities and its rugged, dependable mechanism. Infantryman with halftrack

Halftrack infantryman with Garand rifle, Ft. Knox, Ky.

A young soldier of the armored forces holds and sights his Garand rifle like an old timer, Fort Knox, Ky. He likes the piece for its fine firing qualities and its rugged, dependable mechanism. Infantryman with halftrack

Infantryman with halftrack, a young soldier of the armed forces, holds and sights his Garand rifle like an old timer, Fort Knox, Ky. He likes the piece for its fine firing qualities and its rugged, dependable mechanism.

Halftrack infantryman with Garand rifle, Ft. Knox, Ky.

Infantryman with halftrack, a young soldier of the armed forces, holds and sights his Garand rifle like an old timer, Fort Knox, Ky. He likes the piece for its fine firing qualities and its rugged, dependable mechanism.

An American pineapple, of the kind the Axis finds hard to digest, is ready to leave the hand of an infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Va. American soldiers make good grenade throwers

During the thick of the fighting at Buna, an Australian infantryman receives a handful of grenades from a fellow soldier inside the tank. American tanks manned by Australian crews, carried large quantities of grenades which were distributed to the infantry. This picture was made during the actual fighting

Troops in Australia. An American light tank, manned by an Australian crew, smashed through Japanese pillboxes in the final assault on Buna. This picture, taken during the actual fighting, shows an infantry commander jumping on the tank to warn the crew of a pillbox at the right, which the tank blasts away at another ahead. An infantryman in foreground stands ready to pick off Japs as the pillbox is blasted

A Free French infantryman, native of the Chad colony, who was awarded the Croix de Guerre

Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa. A tirailleur (infantryman) who has been awarded the Cross of Liberation by General Charles de Gaulle

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Negro infantry. This Negro infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia represents a good type of soldier. When the Engineer Corps regiment to which he belongs is graduated from Fort Belvoir he will be well prepared for military duty

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Negro infantry. This Negro infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia represents a good type of soldier. When the Engineer Corps regiment to which he belongs is graduated from Fort Belvoir he will be well prepared for military duty

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Negro grenade throwers. A Negro infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, poised to throw an American pineapple of the kind the Axis finds hard to digest. American soldiers make good grenade throwers

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Uncle Sam picks a high type of man for a parachute infantryman. This student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Goergia has just completed a descent of which any oldtimer would be proud

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Grenade throwers. A package for Hitler. An infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia prepares to hurl a pineapple of the inedible variety. American soldiers make good grenade throwers

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Grenade throwers. A package for Hitler. An infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia prepares to hurl a pineapple of the inedible variety. American soldiers make good grenade throwers

New River, North Carolina. Marines in training. Full battle gear makes the Marine infantryman a figure that will be decidedly unpopular in the best Axis circles. Four leathernecks, taking advantage of foliage cover, emerge from a thicket during war exercises at New River, North Carolina. Marine barracks, New River, North Carolina

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Negro grenade throwers. A soldier and his memories. An infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, looks over his cherished collection of pictures from home as he enjoys a cigarette during a well-earned rest period

Fort Benning. Anti-tank gun crews. The infantryman, loading a 37mm anti-tank gun, trains at Fort Benning, Georgia to do many useful military chores with the this hard-hitting piece

Fort Benning. Anti-tank gun crews. He's good with any kind of gun. This infantryman, finishing training at Fort Benning, Georgia, belongs to the crew of a 37mm anti-tank gun

Fort Benning. Rifleman. Garand rifle. When Uncle Sam makes big medicine against his enemies, he puts in strong ingredients. An American infantryman with a Garand rifle to meet the Army's high standards of workmanship

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Negro grenade throwers. A soldier and his memories. An infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, looks over his cherished collection of pictures from home as he enjoys a cigarette during a well-earned rest period

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Negro grenade throwers. A Negro infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, poised to throw an American pineapple of the kind the Axis finds hard to digest. American soldiers make good grenade throwers

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Grenade throwers. Ready to make a shipment of pineapples to Hitler, Hirohito & Co. An infantryman at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, holds a double handful of deadly grenades that may one day blast open a road to Berlin or Tokyo

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Uncle Sam picks a high type of man for a parachute infantryman. This student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Goergia has just completed a descent of which any oldtimer would be proud

Fort Benning. Parachute troops. Uncle Sam picks a high type of man for a parachute infantryman. This student paratrooper at Fort Benning, Georgia has just completed a descent of which any oldtimer would be proud

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Grenade throwers. A package for Hitler. An infantryman in training at Fort Belvoir, Virginia prepares to hurl a pineapple of the inedible variety. American soldiers make good grenade throwers

Photograph of an Infantryman Going Out on a One-Man Sortie

An camouflaged infantryman armed with an M60 machine gun

An infantryman armed with an M16A1 rifle and an AN/PVS-2 Starlight scope for use at night

Infantryman camouflage themselves during a combat training exercise

A Marine infantryman moves with caution as he walks through high grass. The 4th Marine Amphibious Brigade is participating in the NATO Exercise Northern Wedding

An infantryman rappels down a cliff during a field training exercise

An infantryman rappels down a cliff during a field training exercise

A Marine infantryman provides a field of covering fire with his M-60 machine gun during a field exercise. In the background, an Army UH-1 Iroquois helicopter prepares to land. The Marine is a member of Co. F, 2nd Bn., 1ST Marines

An AH-1G Cobra helicopter lands to provide air support, while an infantryman aims his anti-tank weapon toward the "enemy" during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

An UH-1 Iroquois helicopter lands to provide air support, while an infantryman aims his anti-tank weapon toward the "enemy" during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

A U.S. Marine from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, sets a booby trap while playing the role of an aggressor during the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82). They are dressed as Soviet naval infantryman and are armed with Soviet rifles

PFC. John Kennedy, a Marine infantryman armed with a Redeye anti-aircraft guided missile weapon system, sights in on an OV-10A Bronco aircraft as it flies high above

An Army infantryman takes a compass reading in the area where three containers of c-rations are to be dropped by parachute for troops in the field during Exercise Reforger '81

An infantryman loads ammunition clips in preparation for a live fire training exercise on the Boydston Range of the Army Armor Center

An infantryman prepare a bivouac area during a training exercise at the Army Armor Center

An infantryman inflates an air mattress during bivouac training at the Army Armor Center

A well equipped US infantryman participating in Operation URGENT FURY

A US infantryman gives the "The Thumbs Up" sign during his participation in Operation URGENT FURY. He is carrying a 90 mm M67 recoilless rifle on his shoulder

An American woman sits in the front seat of an M151A1 1/4-ton light vehicle with a US military infantryman prior to being evacuated from the island during Operation URGENT FURY. The vehicle has an M60 machine gun mounted on it, and another M60 is on the right side of the hood with an M203 grenade launcher mounted on an M16A1 rifle on the left

Artwork: "Infantryman Throwing a Grenade," 1942. Artist: Peter Paul Etz. Catalog Number: G.O.1.1723.47. US Army Art Collection

An infantryman fires a rifle from the turret of an M551 light tank with a 75 mm automatic cannon during exercise GALLANT EAGLE '82 at the National Training Center. The tank has been altered to appear Russian. The soldiers, wearing Russian uniforms, are armed with an AK47 rifle and an RPG portable rocket launcher

An infantryman aims an M60 machine gun during Exercise REFORGER '85

A Canadian infantryman sets up in a defensive firing position after being brought in aboard a CH-135 Iroquois helicopter, overhead, during the joint US/Canadian Operation NEZ ROUGE'85 being held in the province of Quebec

Staff Sergeant (SSG) Sid Cowna, medic 207th Infantry Group, assists a sick infantryman while on a flight to a military hospital during Exercise BRIM FROST'87

A soldier from Company C, 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division looks through the sight of his M47 Dragon anti-tank weapon, while attempting to qualify for the expert infantryman badge

A soldier from Company D, 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division loads blank rounds into his M249 squad automatic weapon while attempting to qualify for the expert infantryman badge

A Soviet naval infantryman (Marine) stands in the open hatch of a Soviet BTR-60PB amphibious armored personnel carrier, with the vehicle's 14.5 mm KPV heavy machine gun next to him

US defense attache Brigadier General (BGEN) Gregory Govan, perched next to the open hatch of a Soviet BTR-60PB amphibious armored personnel carrier, speaks with a Soviet naval infantryman (Marine) inside. Govan traveled with the guided missile frigate USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59) and the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS THOMAS S. GATES (CG 51) which are making the second goodwill visit to a Soviet port by US naval vessels since World War II

A Soviet Naval infantryman (marine) sits on a small craft. Moored behind it is the Soviet guided missile cruiser AZOV, fully dressed for the goodwill visit of the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS THOMAS S. GATES (CG 51) and the guided missile frigate USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59). The Americans are making the second such visit by US warships to a Soviet port since World War II. (SUBSTANDARD)

A Soviet naval infantryman (marine) stands with an arm on his PT-76 light amphibious tank, on display for visiting Americans. The Aegis guided missile cruiser USS THOMAS S. GATES (CG 51) and the guided missile frigate USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59) are making the second goodwil visit to a Soviet port by American warships since World War II

Admiral Charles R. Larson, Commander in CHIEF, US Pacific Fleet, watches a Soviet naval infantryman working on a computer at a Soviet navy service school during a visit to the city by two US Navy ships. The guided missile cruiser USS PRINCETON (CG-59) and the guided missile frigate USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) are in Vladivostok for four days as part of a goodwill exchange program. Admiral Gennadi Khvatov, Commander, Soviet Pacific Fleet, is at right

A Soviet naval infantryman dives over a barbed-wire obstacle during a demonstration conducted for visiting US Navy personnel. Two American ships, the guided missile cruiser USS PRINCETON (CG-59) and the guided missile frigate USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57), are in Vladivostok for a four-day goodwill visit

Soviet naval infantryman kneel with their AKS-74 rifles during a demonstration conducted for visiting U.S. Navy personnel. Two American ships, the guided missile cruiser USS PRINCETON (CG-59) and the guided missile frigate USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG-57), are in Vladivostok for a four-day goodwill visit

A U.S. Army infantryman carries his equipment while on a patrol during the joint Thai-U.S. training exercise Cobra Gold '92

Thai civilians watch as a U.S. Army infantryman guards the perimeter of a command post during the joint Thai-U.S. training exercise Cobra Gold '92

US Marines stand at attention in formation inside the university compound, Mogadishu, Somalia. The 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry, Bravo Company, received the Combat Infantry Badge for their participation in a firefight in September in Mogadishu. The C.I.B. is the most coveted award that an infantryman can receive. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

SPC Joshua Henry (USA), Indirect Fire Infantryman, HQ 268 Armored Battalion, 1ST Armored Division, stands behind a Bosnian civilian and conducts a frisk search on the civilian before he is allowed to enter Camp Linda Olovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. SPC Henry is armed with a 5.56mm M16A2 Assault Rifle fitted with a 40mm M203 Grenade Launcher, and is standing in front of several blue 50-gallon drum barrel barricades and a parked US Army, IFOR marked, M3A2 Cavalry Fighting Vehicle, with the rear hatch area visible

Inverted M16A2 service rifles, serve as representation of the 14 service members who perished in the 10 May, 1996 helicopter accident at Camp Lejeune during CJTFEX 96. The different head gear on top of the rifles shows that helicopter pilots, crewman, infantryman, and a U.S. Army STAFF Sergeant, were among those who died. This photo was taken during the memorial service

SPC Joshua Henry (USA), Indirect Fire Infantryman, HQ 268 Armored Battalion, 1ST Armored Division, stands guard, armed with a 5.56mm M16A2 Assault Rifle fitted with a 40mm M203 Grenade Launcher, in front of the camouflage-netting covered main entry control point bunker for Camp Linda Olovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation Joint Endeavor. Operation Joint Endeavor is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

A U.S. Marine Infantryman reclines on a hillside to defend his position during the exercise. An armored multi-purpose tracked vehicle in the background backs him up. The Marines are with the Opposing Forces (OPFOR) from the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1ST Marine Division. (SCREEN RESOLUTION ONLY)

An Army reservist infantryman simulates throwing a bomb into a building where the enemy forces are located during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

STAFF Sergeant James W. Law, US Air Force 24th Security Forces Squadron (background), shows Corporal Javier Corona, Marine Infantryman of 2D Sensor Control and Management Platoon (SCAMP), a route that smugglers frequently take. They are engaged in a joint trail orientation/jungle patrol in and around the perimeter of Howard Air Force Base, Panama Canal. The perimeter serves to keep the surrounding area of the base within US control and free of smugglers and intruders

STAFF Sergeant James W. Law of the US Air Force 24th Security Forces Squadron armed with 5.56mm M4A2 Carbine and Sergeant Christopher Lane, Marine Infantryman of 2D Sensor Control and Management Platoon (SCAMP) armed with 5.56mm M16A2 rifle, engage in a joint trail orientation/jungle patrol in and around the perimeter of Howard Air Force Base, Panama Canal

Left side front view medium close-up shot as US Army SPECIALIST Drew Alders (right foreground), an Infantryman with the 1ST of the 508th Infantry Airborne Battalion Combat Team (ABCT), 173rd Airborne Brigade, board a US Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, before a drop into Bunker Drop Zone at Grafenwohr, Germany for Lion Drop 12 on 09 August 2000

Near a US Marine Corps (USMC) AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter, an infantryman with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) carries a full combat load, including an FNMI 7.62 mm M240 Machine Gun, while moving into a security position after seizing a forward operating base in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

An unidentified Royal Thai Marine (left) and US Army (USA) Specialists Fourth Class (SPC4) Robert Visnick, an Infantryman assigned to 127th Bravo Company, cooks chicken over an open fire during jungle survival training held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) William Jones, Infantryman, assigned to 127th Headquarter and Headquarters Company (HHC), demonstrates how to prepare cobra (snake) meat during jungle survival training held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) Mark Ramsey, Infantryman, assigned to 127th Headquarter and Headquarters Company (HHC), holds up a cobra snake he caught during jungle survival training held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) Correy Halloway, Infantryman, assigned to 127th Headquarter and Headquarters Company (HHC), demonstrates how to eat a live scorpion, (with the stinger removed), during jungle survival training held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Private (PVT) William Jones, Infantryman, assigned to A Company, 1ST Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, aims his 5.56mm Colt M4 carbine during a training exercise held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Julian Zamarripa, Infantryman, 1ST Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, applies camouflage face paint during jungle survival training held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Specialists Fourth Class (SPC4) Steve Colon, Infantryman, 1ST Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, carries his 5.56mm M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) as he awaits troop movement while conducting training exercises held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Private (PVT) Zach Roberts, Infantryman, 1ST Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, taps his magazine on his helmet to prevent the cartridges from jamming prior to participating in a blank fire training exercise held in Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2002

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Brian D. Jones (center), assigned to D/Company, 3/505th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, is administered the Oath of Enlistment, by USA Captain (CPT) Mark Landis, Commander, D/Company, during a Reenlistment Ceremony conducted at DaRaud, Afghanistan, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. SGT Jones an infantryman reenlisted for an additional 5 years

A 7th Marine infantryman sighting in a 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle during an exercise in Kuwait. The Marines deployed to Kuwait during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

World War Two (WWII) US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) William H. "Dub" Wilson Jr. (center), accompanied by family members as he is interviewed by members of the local news media, following an award ceremony held at the 165th Airlift Wing, Savannah International Airport (IAP), Georgia (GA). PFC Wilson was presented with various awards including the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and the Combat Infantryman Badge. The awards were presented fifty-seven years following his military service

World War Two (WWII) US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) William H. "Dub" Wilson Jr. (center), accompanied by family members as he is interviewed by members of the local news media, following an award ceremony held at the 165th Airlift Wing, Savannah International Airport (IAP), Georgia (GA). PFC Wilson was presented with various awards including the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and the Combat Infantryman Badge. The awards were presented fifty-seven years following his military service

World War Two (WWII) US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) William H."Dub"Wilson Jr. (center), accompanied by his wife Idel, is congratulated by USAF MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Elizabeth Bookhoop, First Sergeant, 165th Mission Support Flight, following an award ceremony held at the 165th Airlift Wing, Savannah International Airport (IAP), Georgia (GA). PFC Wilson was presented with various awards including the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and the Combat Infantryman Badge. The awards were presented fifty-seven years after he left the service

US Marine Corps (USMC) Infantryman Corporal (CPL) Mathew J. Johnston, with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, aims his M16A1 5.56mm Service Rifle at a simulated enemy, while practicing the Filipino style of Jungle patrol during Exercise BALIKATAN 2003

US Marine Corps (USMC) Infantryman Corporal (CPL) Mathew J. Johnston, with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, aims at a simulated enemy using a Colt 5.56mm M16A2 Assault Rifle while practicing the Filipino style of patrolling a jungle environment, in support of Exercise BALIKATAN 2003

Filipino Second Lieutenant (2LT) Luvell P. Gomez, stands next to US Marine Corps (USMC) Infantryman Corporal (CPL) Mathew J. Johnston, assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines and observes the Filipino Army style of patrolling and firing with a Colt 5.56mm M16A2 Assault Rifle in the jungle during Exercise BALIKATAN 2003

US Marine Corps (USMC) Infantryman Lance Corporal (LCPL) Juan J. Morales crawls under barbwire held open by Corporal (CPL) Alexander W. Hawley, both with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, practicing the Filipino style of patrolling in the jungle, during Exercise BALIKATAN

US Marine Corps (USMC) Infantryman Corporal (CPL) Alexander W. Hawley, crawls under barbwire held open by Lance Corporal (LCPL) Juan J. Morales both with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, practicing the Filipino style of patrolling in the jungle, during Exercise BALIKATAN