Cavalry - A Global History of Horse Soldiers

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Cavalry examines the role of horse soldiers throughout history, analysing conditions for its employment, the role of geography and climate in its use, and the development of equipment and tactics.

  • Written by Dr. Alexander Querengässer
  • 220 illustrations
  • ISBN: 978-3-96360-039-5
  • full-color hardback
  • 216 pages
  • Published by Zeughaus Verlag

For millennia, cavalry was the premier combat arm. Horses gave armies mobility and speed; often cavalry charges, either on the enemy’s flanks and into his rear or through his centre, led to the decision in a battle. This book analyzes the use of mounted troops from prehistoric times to recent conflicts in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

In contrast to many military history treatises that seek to identify a decline of cavalry over time in favour of modern infantry, Alexander Querengässer argues that only modern motor vehicles were able to replace cavalry.

This book examines the role of cavalry through the ages, accompanied by more than two hundred contemporary illustrations in full colour.

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