Tag Archives: Cavalry

Animals in World War I

Here’s an interesting video on the use of animals in World War I, horses in particular. Despite the armies of the UK and Germany being largely mechanised by this time, horses did the bulk of the work.

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Polish Lance Drill

Here’s an interesting video demonstrating a Polish Cavalry Lance Drill (Lt. Robert Woronowicz. Krakus’ uniform)  that was posted our International Cavalry Association FaceBook page. Teaching a horse to tolerate firearms, sabres and tent pegging lances can be a fairly interesting … Continue reading

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International Cavalry Association website.

I am proud as an officer of the International Cavalry Association to announce the brand-new International Cavalry Association’s website! For more information, visit the ICA website @ www.internationalcavalry.org

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Szarża pod Krojantami 2012 – 1939 The Fate of Polish Cavalry at Krojanty

A great bit of film footage: “LKU Pomeranian Lancers (fictionalized story) http://www.mojebory.pl – A short film about the heroism of Polish soldiers” Including a speech of General Wladyslaw Anders, Polish War Cemetery at Monte Cassino in May 18, 1959 at … Continue reading

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The Best Books on Horse Cavalry

  I spend a lot of time reading as I can as many books and source documents about horse cavalry. Occasionally, there are a few really good books that stand out in terms of technical and historical aspect. Three particular … Continue reading

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