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.
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.
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.
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