Some articles on soldier, soldiers:
... When ordering a formation, the commanding soldier (officer or assigned drill supervisor) gives a precautionary command so the soldiers know what formation they ... At järjesty the soldiers align themselves in the specified number of rows, with the kulmamies (cornerman) at an arms length from the one who gave the order ... the lines and rows are in perfect order Soldiers are an arms length apart from each other, as the first row extends their left arm onto the right shoulder of the one next to ...
Famous quotes containing the words rifles, soldiers and/or bring:
“I think that for once the Sharps rifles and the revolvers were employed in a righteous cause.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“On becoming soldiers we have not ceased to be citizens.”
—Oliver Cromwells Soldiers. Address, 1647, to the English Parliament. Humble Representation.
“Most glorious Lord of life! that, on this day,
Didst make thy triumph over death and sin;
And, having harrowed hell, didst bring away
Captivity thence captive, us to win:”
—Edmund Spenser (1552?1599)