The Light Dragoons: A Regimental History, 1715-2009

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The first Light Dragoon troops were originally raised in the mid-18th century for reconnaissance and patrolling. The 13th Light Dragoons were at the forefront of the famous Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War, and subsequently immortalised by the words of the poet Tennyson. But with the outbreak of the First World War, the role of the Light Dragoons regiment began to evolve. All four regiments fought on the Western Front but increasingly dismounted and fought in the trenches. After the war, the army was ...

The Light Dragoons: A Regimental History, 1715-2009 2011, Osprey Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781849083256

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