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 ... 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 ... as to make sure 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the words rifles, soldiers and/or bring:
“Oh, God, why do they do this to us? We only wanted to live, you and I. Why should they send us out to fight each other? If we threw away these rifles and these uniforms, you could be my brother.”
—Maxwell Anderson (18881959)
“It is easier to get a thousand soldiers than to find one good general.”
“I think there ought to be a club in which preachers and journalists could come together and have the sentimentalism of the one matched with the cynicism of the other. That ought to bring them pretty close to the truth.”
—Reinhold Niebuhr (18921971)