Sabers through the Reich

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky Release date: 2017-04-14
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In Sabers through the Reich, William Stuart Nance provides the first comprehensive operational history of American corps cavalry in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) during World War II. The corps cavalry had a substantive and direct impact on Allied success in almost every campaign, and served as offensive guards for armies across Europe, conducting reconnaissance, economy of force, and security missions, as well as prisoner of war rescues. From D-Day and Operation Cobra to the Battle of the Bulge and the drive to the Rhine, these groups had the mobility, flexibility, and firepower to move quickly across the battlefield, enabling them to aid communications and intelligence gathering, reducing the Clausewitzian "e;friction of war."e;

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Genre: Second World War

Collection: The University Press of Kentucky

Type: Adobe PDF

Pages: 366

ISBN: 9780813169613

Additional Information

Genre: Second World War

Collection: The University Press of Kentucky

Type: Adobe PDF

Pages: 366

ISBN: 9780813169613

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