One of the most tear-jerking farewells in its 250-year history was said last week in Edinburgh by the 4th & 7th Dragoon Guards (a regiment of cavalry combining the 4th Royal Irish Dragoons and the 7th Dragoon Guards or Princess Royal's). Henceforth, in order to keep up with the pace of modern war, members of the regiment will go forth to die or be maimed not on plunging chargers but in armored cars. In its last mounted parade before mechanization, the regiment heard Lieut. General Sir Charles Grant read a message of...

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