horse cavalry


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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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As in the past, the parade was led by the Lancers of the 61 Cavalry in their blue and black uniforms, astride powerful steeds - the only active serving horse cavalry regiment in the world.
For instance, Clark Air Base in Pampanga province, 82 kilometers north of Manila, was Fort American Horse Cavalry; Subic Naval Base in Zambales province on the China Sea coast northwest of Manila, a Spanish naval station in the 19th century, is an old anchorage for the Asiatic Fleet; and generations of the American military had spent their leave at Camp John Hay in Baguio City, in the highlands of Northern Luzon.
They went to officers, non-commissioned officers, enlisted men who were members of crew-served weapons teams, and every man in the still-active horse cavalry was issued one to go with his Model 1903 "Springfield." Of course most historically minded readers already know the shortage of 191 Is caused the government to purchase over 300,000 .45 ACP revolvers from Colt and S&W between 1917 and 1919.
--beginning the last recorded wartime horse cavalry charge in U.S.
Caption: The US Model 1896 .30 Army (.30-40 Krag) carbine was the last carbine used by the horse cavalry. The next rifle, the US M1903, was deemed short enough for cavalry use without modification.
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.S.
Horse cavalry was traditionally used by all people in war time as a variety of especial armed forces," human rights defenders said.The council of human rights defenders called upon the General Prosecutor's Office "to warn Ar Namys party leader Felix Kulov against illegal and not quite peaceful plans, as well as involvement of other people into these plans."