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tyskaorden wrote:During the War with Poland the Germans deployed the 1st Cavalry Brigade. On 23 September 1939 German Cavalry clashed with the Polish 25th Uhlans in classic style with sabres and lances. The Poles where successful in the begining but when they dashed on, German machine guns opened up and the Poles where cut to pieces.
Info from Axis Cavalry in World War II by Dr. Jeffrey T. Fowler and Mike Chappell (Osprey Men at Arms 361)
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