SABRE & LANCE: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CAVALRY.

Newark, Peter.


£25.00




Poole, 1st ed., 1987. 256 pp., numerous cold., + b&w ills., + b&w photo-ills. D.j., 25 x 20cm. Nr.FINE. This book presents the colourful and dramatic history of mounted warriors and soldiers from Ancient Times to World War II. It includes accounts of Barbarian cavalry, of Mongols and Huns, glittering French and German regiments, the British Cavalry, Russian Cossacks, the U.S. Cavalry, and horse soldiers of many other nations. A veritable cavalcade of Hungarian Hussars, dashing Dragoons, Prussian Uhlans and crashing Cuirassiers, this book is also full of vivid pictures, many of them rarely seen. Together with the development and deployment of cavalry, the book relates personal stories of heroism by horse and rider on the battlefield.


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