horse cavalry


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Related to horse cavalry: Heavy cavalry, cavalries
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Noun1.horse cavalry - troops trained to fight on horsebackhorse cavalry - troops trained to fight on horseback; "500 horse led the attack"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military personnel, soldiery, troops - soldiers collectively
cavalryman, trooper - a soldier in a motorized army unit
2.horse cavalry - an army unit mounted on horseback
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
cavalry - a highly mobile army unit
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Two of these units, the 9th and 10th Horse Cavalry, produced the Buffalo Soldiers.
beginning the last recorded wartime horse cavalry charge in U.
By the time the First World War started, most of the world's armies still maintained limited horse cavalry regiments but had stopped using them in massive cavalry wave charges.
The people who fought on luck are all gloriously dead like Napoleon's horse cavalry.
He began his service in the horse cavalry of the Wisconsin National Guard, served with General Pershing on the Mexican border, and entered commissioned service during World War I.
A special team of sky divers from Sky Dive Dubai came down with peace flags as a police horse cavalry marched on the peace route.
He was one of the last officers commissioned in the Horse Cavalry of the U.
Horse cavalry was traditionally used by all people in war time as a variety of especial armed forces," human rights defenders said.
Olmstead makes this point clear even in his selection of the novel's timeframe: on the faultline between a mode of fighting, the horse cavalry, on its way out, and the depersonalized, mass-destruction conflicts inaugurated by the Great War, already rumbling overseas and of which Napoleon's men speak in awe "as if new God.
I think the police should have an economy drive to save money and the first thing they should get rid of is the horse cavalry, which is rarely needed.