Gallery Albums > THIRTY YEARS WAR > Imperialist Horse and guns

Title : Harquebusiers

Units such as this usually outnumbered the Kurassier. Their job was to 'shoot in' the charge of the heavy cavalry using a manoeuvre called caracole which involved firing by ranks and retiring. They are inferior in capability to the Protestant rytter cavalry.

Date: 2006-08-04
Hits: 890