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dogface

An infantry soldier in the US Army, especially during World War II. Send some dogfaces in there to ambush that enemy fort.
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Another wide-ranging would be "Mistrust the elites" In his war service, Fussell was just a dogface with gold bars, so right away he developed a properly jaundiced view of generals and staff officers.