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Cavalry

Premium Episode 6: A Re-examination of the Cavalry: The War

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Our examination of the cavalry during the First World War continues as we discuss the actions of the cavalry during the last two years of the war as the British leadership struggles to find a way to appropriate use the cavalry on the unforgiving battlefields of France and Belgium. To get access to this episode, subscribe to the...
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Premium Episode 5: A Re-examination of the Cavalry: The War Before the War

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Our examination of the cavalry during the First World War continues as we discuss the arguments that would occur in the British government after the Boer War and the cavalry actions of the first two years of the war. To get access to this episode, subscribe to the the History of the Great War Patreon campaign:...
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Premium Episode 4: A Re-examination of the Cavalry: The Boer War

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Our examination of the cavalry during the First World War continues as we discuss the British experiences in the Second Boer War and the reaction afterwards. It was an interesting time in Britain as, for the first time in half a century, the British Army did not quickly defeat a colonial opponent. To get access to this episode,...
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Premium Episode 3: A Re-examination of the Cavalry

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This episode is about cavalry, no not the charge of the Scots Greys from the image above (although that is quite possibly the best painting of a battle ever) but instead the role that the British cavalry played in World War 1. Of course, the story starts long before 1914 so we will take a trip back to...
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