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dogface

n. an infantry soldier. (World War II. Also a term of address.) Get those dogfaces over here on the double.
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Southern dogfaces, fatal metalmarks, great purple hairstreaks, American snouts, common buckeyes.
From the frozen guns of American dogfaces in the Korean conflict, to the jammed M16s that became a national scandal in the early days of the war in Vietnam, weapons systems failing in combat have been a well-documented horror story.
Indeed, Hemingway thrived on, the hardships, excitement, and dangers as he associated with dogfaces, company officers, and divisional commanders along the way.
Imagine Ben Affleck or Matt Damon as Tora Bora dogfaces.
They sit there, they kid around, they sing "You've got the right one," but then to do the "uh-huh"s we cameo a lineup of Desert Storm celebrities: General Kelly, General Neal, Pete Williams, Benjamin Netanyahu, Ambassador al-Sabah, Steve Solarz, maybe some ordinary dogfaces, maybe Arthur Kent, maybe Wolf Blitzer, maybe-oh, what the hell-Peter Arnett, all of them taking a turn going "Uh-huh, Uh-huh.
Parker then profiles the men and units of both sides, contrasting the ruthless Waffen-SS soldiers, engaged in the desperate drive of a losing cause, with the seemingly ordinary dogfaces of the 285th battalion, mostly draftees.