New. 2011. Hardcover. Of what use was the British cavalry during the years of trench warfare on the Western Front? On a static battlefield dominated by the weapons of the industrial age, by the machine gun and massed artillery, the cavalry was seen as an anachronism. It was vulnerable to modern armaments, of little value in combat and a waste of scarce resources. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJF; HBJD1; HBWN; JWD; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 168 x 30. Weight in Grams: 698......We ship daily from our Bookshop.
First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 293pp. With b&w photos in plates and 13 maps in text. A reassessment of the role of cavalry in the Great War, challenging accepted views of them as out dated. Foreword by Richard Holmes. Fine in Fine jacket.
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