French Lancers near Namur

French Lancers near Namur
This picture clearly demonstrates the mix of military worlds that marked the start of the First World War, with its mix of modern looking uniforms and archaic lances. These troops were taking part in a failed attempt to go onto the offensive near Namur in 1914.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (11 May 2016), French Lancers near Namur , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_french_lancers_namur.html

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