French Cavalry Rearguard Action, 1914
Here we see some dismounted French cavalrymen involved in a rear guard action during the long Allied retreat at the start of the First World War. Once the period of mobile warfare was over the cavalry would get very few chances to fight on horseback.
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Rickard, J (11 May 2016), French Cavalry Rearguard Action, 1914 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_french_cavalry_rearguard_1914.html