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By Stephen Wood

On 18 June 1815, the Royal Scots Greys charged Napoleon's infantry columns, shooting the eagle of the French forty fifth Infantry. Napoleon is related to have commented of the regiment, 'Ah, ces terribles chevaux gris (those bad gray horses)'. this present day that eagle is the regimental badge of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, Scotland's senior regiment and her simply general cavalry. The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and their antecedents were interested in each significant British crusade because the seventeenth century. the following Stephen wooden tells the tale of wonderful cavalry fees and terrifying tank battles, from the Western entrance to the liberation of Basra. attractive work deliver the narrative to lifestyles whereas modern images depicts either the horror and the compassion of contemporary war as witnessed by way of the officials and soldiers of this particular regiment.

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