Two Czech children riding on horseback, Red Army soldier helps them. Prague, 1945, after the city was liberated by the Red Army from the Nazi invaders.

Two Czech children riding on horseback, Red Army soldier helps them. Prague, after the city was liberated by the Red Army from the Nazi invaders.

US Army cavalryman c. 1941

During the US continued fielding horse cavalry units and practice training.The last horse Army cavalry charge took place against Japanese forces during fighting in Bataan in the village of Morong on 16 Jan by the Cavalry Regiment of the Philippine Scouts.

A colorized photo of Robert E. Lee, his son Custis, and his aide Walter H. Taylor

From Left to Right; Lee's Son, Major General George Washington Custis Lee, General Robert E. Lee, and Lee's aide-de-camp, Colonel Walter Taylor.

“Frank E. Webner, pony express rider,” ca. 1861 From the series: Historical Photograph Files, 1896 - 1963. Records of the Bureau of Public Roads. The first ride of the Pony Express began on April 3, 1860. Conveying mail between Missouri and California, the service was the most direct east-west connection until its end in October 1861, with the advent of the transcontinental telegraph.

““Frank E. Webner, pony express rider,” ca. 1861 From the series: Historical Photograph Files, 1896 - Records of the Bureau of Public Roads.” The first ride of the Pony Express began on April

The unsung heroes of the front: A Red Army artillery element has been destroyed by a direct enemy hit. All team horses but one have perished along with the team driver sprawled on the ground on the left. The lone survivor horse simply pauses over the death scene. Poignant image of the viciousness and brutality of the Eastern Front.

The unsung heroes of the front: A Red Army artillery element has been destroyed by a direct enemy hit. All team horses but one have perished along with the team driver sprawled on the ground on the left. The lone survivor horse simply pauses over the death scene. Poignant image of the viciousness and brutality of the Eastern Front.

A soviet cavalry squadron pursuing retreating germans world war ll News Photo 170987608 | Getty Images

A soviet cavalry squadron pursuing retreating germans world war ll News Photo 170987608

A trooper and his horse from the TransJordan Frontier Force Cavalry Regiment with anti-gas respirators fitted in the "ready" position. Photograph taken at Hamboughi on the Latakia-Aleppo road in Syria.

SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 MIDDLE EAST (E A trooper and his horse from the TransJordan Frontier Force Cavalry Regiment with anti-gas respirators fitted in the "ready" position. Photograph taken at Hamboughi on the Latakia-Aleppo road in Syria.

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“A private of the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, C.S.A. one of Morgan’s Raiders.  ”

Don Troiani Historical Artist CIVIL WAR: A private of the Kentucky Cavalry , C. who is one of Morgan's Raiders . He is armed with a pistol and short Enfield rifle.

Freedom Fighter | 1865 (Close Up) African American soldier in Union uniform with a rifle and revolver posing in front of painted backdrop with American flag and artillery pieces (close up shot).

Freedom Fighter ~ 1865 ~ By Black History Album African American soldier in Union uniform with a rifle and revolver posing in front of painted backdrop with American flag and artillery pieces

Photo of civil war photographer William Pywell taken by Alexander Gardner in 1867

A photo of William Pywell taken by Alexander Gardner in 1867 (cropped). Source: US Library of Congress. Remembering Civil War Photographer William Pywell, history of photography, vintage photography, photography news

c1861 CIVIL WAR CDV PHOTO OF "THE SCOUT OF McDOWELL'S DIVISION" BENJAMIN  B HART

c1861 CIVIL WAR CDV PHOTO OF "THE SCOUT OF McDOWELL'S DIVISION" BENJAMIN B HART

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