Cavalry from Hoof to Track

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Stackpole Books, Oct 9, 2009 - History - 320 pages
History of cavalry from horses to tanks and helicopters.
 

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Contents

Foreword by General Donn A Starry vii
Cavalry and the Operational Art 1
The Classical Horse 8
Mongol Cavalry 22
The Medieval Cavalry 34
Cavalry and the Lace Wars 55
Cavalry Becomes an Operational Arm 72
Ulm to Waterloo 78
The Golden Summer 123
Tactical Stalemate and Quest for Breakthrough
Toward an Epiphanic Moment 153
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The Russian Warhorse and the Tank
The Deliquescence of the Cavalry 220
Notes 229

From Balaclava to Gettysburg 92
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About the author (2009)

Roman Jarymowycz, a retired Canadian Army officer, holds a PhD in military history and has taught at the Canadian Land Force Command and Staff College and the Royal Military College of Canada. He lives in Canada.

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