A body of soldiers serving on foot; foot soldiers, in distinction from cavalry.
Foot soldiers, of whom only the field officers were mounted.
A dismounted fighting man. During the bulk of the Middle Ages, the role of infantry was considered to be the role of the common man, a distinction is retains to a degree even in modern warfare. Generally, medieval infantry was more lightly armoured than the heavy cavalry that formed the heart of a medieval army. During the 14th century, the English experimented with the use of infantry and artillery to great effect, defeating the cavalry-heavy armies of France and Spain and the massed spearmen of the Scots. Gradually, knights began to fight on foot as often as they fought mounted, but by this time the use of gunpowder changed the role of the knight and gave him the tactical role of officer rather than cavalryman.
The bulk of the army, the foot soldiers. In Les Grognards 5 types may be found : Guard, Elite, Light, Line - formed of veterans or inexperienced conscripts.
"Foot Soldiers." The word "infantry" originally meant the children soldiers, or, the "infants." In a medieval society, or even earlier, a grown man with a skill of trade is a more important to a society than his twelve year old son, who is untrained in skills. It was natural, therefore that the twelve year old son would be the first to march out to war. English obtained the word from French, where it generally meant "foot soldiers." See "infant."
The bulk grunt workers of non-player factions. Infantry, even in large numbers, are usually considered easy targets.
A branch of an army composed of soldiers trained, armed and equipped to fight on foot.
Units of men trained, armed, and equipped to fight on foot.
soldiers who fight on foot
Many factions use infantry to do their gruntwork. However, foot soldiers are easy prey for vehicles, which can kill dozens at a time. For this reason a player is not allowed to get out of his or her vehicle unless they are in towns.
A branch of the military in which soldiers traveled and fought on foot.
Infantry Online is a two-dimensional, isometric, multiplayer, combat, computer game utilizing complex soldier, ground vehicle and space-ship models on typically complex terrains. Players may choose from a list of game zones to enter, each zone having a unique style of gameplay and many offering a wide diversity of weapons, player classes and objectives.