Wagon Wheels (FA Journal)

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Tue Jan 15, 2008 11:01 pm

Gordon M. pointed out this great FA Journal article to us, which one of his Dodge Forum subscribers pointed out to him:

http://sill-www.army.mil/FAMAG/1940/MAY ... 95_203.pdf

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Wed Jan 16, 2008 7:18 pm

This article goes a long way in explaining the logistics involved with a horse-mounted unit. But, can you imagine sitting on top of a horse for 11 hours a day in the North Texas wind in November?

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<i>"Cavalier sans Cheval"</i>

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Fear the media, for they will take your honor."</i> Anonymous (<font size="1">He wrote a lot of this stuff.</font id="size1">)
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Wed Jan 16, 2008 7:56 pm

<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Couvi</i>
<br />This article goes a long way in explaining the logistics involved with a horse-mounted unit. But, can you imagine sitting on top of a horse for 11 hours a day in the North Texas wind in November?

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<i>"Cavalier sans Cheval"</i>

<i>"Do not fear the enemy, for they can take only your life.
Fear the media, for they will take your honor."</i> Anonymous (<font size="1">He wrote a lot of this stuff.</font id="size1">)
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I can imagine something like that. . .but I also have to imagine a tall glass of Bushmills at the end of such a day. . .which is something that the artilleryman would rarely be so fortunate as to get!

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