Soldier

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SOLDIER. A military man; a private in the army.
     2. The constitution of the United States, amend. art. 3, directs that no soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house, without the 'consent of the owner; nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

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He said: "Britain's most decorated private soldier sparing the life of Adolf Hitler makes a great story.
David, who spent years of research to get to the truth, said Britain's most decorated private soldier sparing the life of Hitler makes a great story.
Almost every Saturday afternoon during the Second World War, a private soldier with a greyhound travelled down on the Abergavenny to Merthyr Tydfil train and dropped off at Cefn Coed to quench his thirst at the Railway Inn," Mr Bowen, 85, said.
Riyadh, Ramadan 20, 1432, Aug 20, 2011, SPA - Prince Khalid Ibn Sultan Ibn Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs has honored First Private Soldier Sultan bin Muflih Owaid Al-Sharari, one of the personnel of the Ministry of Defense and Aviation and Inspection General.
He became a private soldier with the Welsh Guards, and after training at Caterham saw active service on the Western Front in France.
And to get the truth out of another private soldier, played by Trevor Williams, he water-boards him in an intensely realistic and disturbing scene.
To get the truth out of another private soldier, played by Trevor Williams, he waterboards him in an intensely realistic and disturbing scene.
We are all familiar with the idea that a private soldier earned sixpence a day in the eighteenth century, but few of us are clear on what that would buy and how the soldier's income compared to that of other working people.
Professor Peter Simkins, former Senior Historian of the Imperial War Museum, writes: 'Herbert Hodgson's Impressions of War provides the reader with a splendid example of the extraordinary insights which even a private soldier from a working-class background was able to offer concerning life, death and conditions on the Western Front.
He built on that promise when he came from off the pace to catch front-runner Private Soldier early in the straight and ran out a comfortable winner from Herbert Crescent.
Whether or not a private soldier in Iraq today can be called a mercenary is a complicated legal issue, but according to a UN report on the matter, these private security contractors represent a new breed of mercenaries as they, allegedly, take part in military activities.
Thus whilst a visiting senior officer might be legally entitled to give an order to a private soldier from another unit s/he would not expect, or be expected, to do so as they would not be in the same organisational segment (the unit).

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