Cavalry on Service

Paperback | January 7, 2012

byGerhard Von Pelet-narbonne

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I Aug. 7. After the conclusion of the battle of Spicheren Head- the following tasks were incumbent upon the omrst8 cavalry: i.e. the pursuit of the beaten French ATM? 2nd Corps, the location of its line of retreat, and morning, the observation of the other forces of the enemy, announced as at Tromborn, St. Avold, Saargemiind, and Bitsch. The results of the battle of Worth were first known during the course of the 7th. As the cavalry stood on the 6th (see the map for this day), there were available for the pursuit of the enemy several divisional regiments of the First and Second Army, together with the 11th Cavalry Brigade, the greater part of the 13th Cavalry Brigade, and the 6th Cuirassiers of the 6th Cavalry Division, all ready immediately on or near the battle-field, while the remainder of the 6th Division were in a position to operate by GrossBliedersdorf and Saargemiind against the right flank of the enemy. As regards the 3rd Cavalry Division in the neighbourhood of Saarwellingen, they could have made themselves felt on the left flank, but only as the evening advanced; and portions of the units named as ready on the battlefield were also immediately available for movement against this flank. In a fight which arose on the Bitsch road, apart from the divisional cavalry, only the 12th Cavalry Brigade, the 10th Hussars, and the 5th Dragoons * were able to take part. * Belonging to the 4th Cavalry Division. (Trans.) We will now see what orders were issued for Ang-7this pursuit at Spicheren. The General Officer Commanding First Army had never contemplated any pursuit of the defeated enemy. Concerning the views prevailing in this quarter, von Schell, in his " Operations of the First Army," says the following :-- "Any profit to be wrung from the vi...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I Aug. 7. After the conclusion of the battle of Spicheren Head- the following tasks were incumbent upon the omrst8 c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021796205X

ISBN - 13:9780217962056

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