Army & Navy: Cavalry Maneuvers

Not since the Civil War had U. S. cavalry engaged in maneuvers on the scale of those conducted last week on 120 square miles of terrain in and about Marfa, Tex. Some 280 officers, 4,000 men, 3,200 horses and 1,500 mules were deployed over gulches, hillocks and sagebrush plains—the Second Cavalry Brigade (Fort Bliss) playing "Brown" army to the "White" army of the First Cavalry Brigade (Fort Clark) and First Cavalry Regiment (Marfa, Tex.). Tanks, cannon, airplanes, Red Cross ambulances and every appurtenance of real war, right down to hot weather, secrecy and red tape, accompanied the show.

Following the maneuvers,...

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