Best Cavalry Formations In History
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Undefeated for 125 years. That is essentially more than the US has been undefeated. And I mean battle for battle in a long bloody conflict.
They stopped the ottoman empire in the battle of Vienna and saved catholic Europe
Even against new, more dangerous technology. They were able to defeat armies up to 100 times their size. They were undefeated for an astonishing 125 years and even managed to fight against Mongol tribes established after Ghengis Khan.
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One of the most feared cavalrys in history. They only stopped at Eastern Europe. Where after Ghengiss death they were routed by the Poles and Russians.
First knights of the world
VERY impressive cavalry of the Sassanid Empire.
None of the other cavs would be as impressive, if these guys did not exist
Put on this list because of amazing bravery and fighting against all odds.
If you haven't heard of the Light Brigade your uncultered
Dangerous Japanese nobles who fought on horseback. Had very significant prowess.
A more moderanized hussar used by the Russian Empire.
Another Middle Eastern cavalry unit
One of the last cavalry formations. Yet not entirely successfull against new technology.
From 1823 to 1919, Texas Rangers were posses consisting of 10 to 56 fronteirsmen. Their numbers grew to as much as 300 gunslingers at the most.
Texas Rangers were able to track Apache, Comanche, and Paiute war bands up to fifty times their own number and defeat them in fierce close quarters combat.
They defeated much greater Mexican armies in various wars. The US Army was able to defeat much greater Mexican armies in the Mexican�"American War with a few hundred Texas Rangers.
A posse of Texas Rangers once defeated Mexico in the Los Cuevas War; the only time in world history a law enforcement unit won a war against a country.
Strong army yet quiet low win rate
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