A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War

by

Philip Caputo

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A specialized soldier who provides additional fire power, usually by throwing grenades.
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Grenadier Term Timeline in A Rumor of War

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...an ambush, though he was mortally wounded. However, no such honor is given to a grenadier who died in the same ambush. (full context)