in the Pygmy Wars
Articles about how cavalry operated in the Russian Civil War and
Polish-Soviet War by men who both understood cavalry and witnessed the
fighting at first hand.
of the Polish 1st Cavalry Division in 1920"
The following comes from “Opérations de la 1re
division de cavalerie polonaise contre les bolcheviks du 29 juillet au
18 octobre 1920” by Capitaine Moslard, which was published in
four sections in the Revue
, starting from March/April 1928.
The first section relates to general comments about the Polish and
Soviet cavalry during the campaign. The second is accounts of a few
actions, including the famous Battle of Komarów/Cześniki
and the raid on Korosten. The maps are only required for the second
in the Russian Civil War"
The following again comes from an article by Capitaine Moslard in the Revue de Cavalerie
The presented portion is from a
transcript of a presentation given in 1921 by General Shinkarenko to
officers in Poland. I have omitted Capitaine Moslard's comments
originally attached to it (since they relate only to French inter-war
cavalry theory, not the RCW).
Shinkarenko had a lot of experience commanding cavalry in the Volunteer
Army and was therefore in a position to speak with authority, but his
comments really only relate to the Denikin/Wrangel theatre of the war
against the Bolsheviks.
of the red cavalry"
Excerpts from an anonymous article “Étude
sur la Cavalerie Bochevique” which appeared in the Revue
Polish-Bolshevik Cavalry Campaigns of 1920"
An article which
appeared in the US Cavalry