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Polish Cavalry in 1939. Now, lots of jokes can be made about this...but I'm enthralled because my 2nd horse was from this same stud. Love love.

Polish Cavalry, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Polish Cavalry WW2, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Polish Cavalry pin by Paolo Marzioli

Caballeria alemana en la Segunda Guerra Mundial- Mayor Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager, al final de la guerera jefe del Reiterregiments 41.

Oberstleutnant Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager of the Cavalry Regiment. Involved with other Cavalry officers in the July Bomb Plot and one of the few to survive.

Polish Cavalry Regiment In Poland On 1939 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Polish Cavalry Regiment In Poland On 1939 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Caballeria francesa primera guerra mundial.jpg

Polish cavalry on parade shortly before the outbreak of World War II. Although Poland did maintain cavalry through the beginning of the war - as did most other powers of the time - reports of lancers charging German armor were erroneous.

POLISCH CAWALERY

Polish cavalry in German service

Stajnia TROT - szkapowe mądrości zebrane, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Stajnia TROT - szkapowe mądrości zebrane, pin by Paolo Marzioli

A Polish cavalry unit dares to attack a German motorcycle unit with only a sword. Since the end of the Great War, the Polish army was much less advanced than the German Army, often sending cavalry against German Panzer columns.

1939 09 02 A Polish cavalry unit dares to attack a German motorcycle unit with only a sword. Since the end of the Great War, the Polish army was much less advanced than the German Army, often sending cavalry against German Panzer columns.

Polští vojáci okupiruyut Česká centra Carwin

Invasion of Czechoslovakia

German Cavalry Stationed Near the Arras Front on the Western Front During World War I Photographic Print by Robert Hunt at AllPosters.com

German Cavalry Stationed Near the Arras Front on the Western Front During World War I Photographic Print by Robert Hunt at AllPosters.com

Zapomniana szarża policji 24 września 1939 roku bitwa pod Husynnem nad Bugiem (gmina Horodło, około 7 km na północny-wschód od Hrubieszowa). https://www.facebook.com/wojskopolskie19391945/photos/a.376644045867274.1073741828.376641135867565/377921955739483/?type=1

Szarża Dywizjonu Policji Konnej z Warszawy pod Husynnem – 24 IX 1939

Zdjęcie - 25.11.2014 | Fotosik.pl

Zdjęcie - 25.11.2014 | Fotosik.pl

Soldiers of the Armia Krajowa, 27th Division, pin by Paolo Marzioli

World War Ii, Polish Army In Pause For A Smoke In Poland - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fascinating article from BBC about the conscription of circus animals due to shortages of horses.

War elephants conscripted in WW1

The Blue Cross helped care for horses injured in Moments Silance for All the animals killed due to war

Few pictures show the suffering horses went through in the war. We know that World War I killed some ten million fighting men, almost 800,000 of them British.  Much less known is the fate of a million hapless horses, sent to France between 1914 and 1918. Only 62,000 returned.

Forgotten Heroes: A million horses were sent to fight in the Great War - only 62,000 came back

Few pictures show the suffering horses went through in the war. We know that World War I killed some ten million fighting men, almost of them British. Much less known is the fate of a million hapless horses, sent to France between 1914 and Only returned.

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