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When American Cavalry Entered The Game At St. Mihiel


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#1 derrbrad

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Posted 30 October 2019 - 11:36 AM

An interesting picture from a magazine, I believe. But not sure if it is a fantasy piece, as I can't find any US cavalry charge for WW1.

 

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#2 aefcav

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Posted 30 October 2019 - 11:53 AM

Lol yes quite a fantasy piece, even the provisional squadron ( only ones mounted) were on white convalescing horses provided by the french! but I still like the passion..



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Posted 30 October 2019 - 12:11 PM

Ha, I picked it up mainly for the artwork. Going to have it framed and put up with the rest of the WW1 era cavalry items I have. Fantasy or not I like the look of it. 



#4 Cavdoc83

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Posted 03 November 2019 - 02:07 PM

Yes, a bit fanciful.  It may be based on the accomplishments of F Troop, 2nd Cav in the Meuse-Argonne.  They captured a German artillery battery as they were trying to limber up.  Don't discount the efforts of the Provisional Squadron.  They may have been ad hoc, and not well mounted, but they did some really good Cavalry work in the Meuse-Argonne.




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