Introduced in Gods and Kings
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Basic Infantry Unit of the Modern Era.
Great War Infantry is the basic Modern era combat unit. It's significanly stronger than its predecessor, the Rifleman.
As the 20th century opened, the world experienced two of the deadliest and most destructive wars in human history. It was a time of remarkable advancement in the technology of killing, and the infantrymen of World War I faced every conceivable terror the world's scientists and engineers could throw at them. Typically armed with little more than a bolt-action rifle and simple uniform, these troops braved the horrors of trench warfare to defend their homes and families.