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Here Comes the Cavalry

Author: Nikolai Poroskov

February 1997
Page 12   ( 5 pages)

Summary: Through the Civil War, the cavalry played a vital role in both Russian and Soviet history, distinguishing itself by acts of courage and cruelty. But, in recent times, the cavalry has been best known for its cinematic exploits, in the people and horses of the 11th Cavalry Regiment. This unique outfit has graced Soviet and Russian films with historical color and realism.

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