What’s the point? British Cavalry Sword Fighting Technique.

1796 Pattern Light Cavalry Sabre

I’m always interested in comparisons between British and French fighting tactics and just came across this great article by Richard Marsden on the ‘Cut or Thrust’ Napoleonic cavalry sword debate.

Cut Vs Thrust

Well worth a read if you’re writing a cavalry melee.  And even if not 🙂

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~ by cavalrytales on August 18, 2012.

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