ARMY & NAVY: Horses on Wheels

Last week a strange squadron of cavalry clattered into El Paso, Tex. Its 180 horses and 200 men rode in trucks and trailers. They had just completed a tedious 630-mi. trip across the scorching Big Bend Desert to Terlingua and were returning to be reviewed by Major General Frank R. McCoy. The officers in charge felt they had proved the value of motorized cavalry travel to save the energy of men & mounts until the scene of battle is reached, just as racehorses are vanned to meets. The actual ''marching" time was three...

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