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Unformatted text preview: first. Next, they would fight with their swords whilst using their shields. In the army, ALL orders had to be obeyed. If a soldier ran away from a battle, there was a change he could be shot and killed. Soldiers would sometimes have to march 20 MILES a day! WANTED! Soldiers for the roman Army To get this job, you have to -Be very fit and healthy. March 20 miles in 5 hours. Be able to throw a javelin. Be able to fight with a sword and use a shield. Swim across rivers while still wearing heavy armour. Be able to stay calm during a battle....
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- Winter '08
- Roman Army, soldiers