Call in the Cavalry — National Army Museum

Address:
, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London51.486004 -0.160059
Tel:
0207 881 6606

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
to
10 AM to 5.30 PM (daily)
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See nam.ac.uk

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The Call In The Cavalry exhibition at the National Army Museum will look at the history of the 19th-century hussars, which have since amalgamated into the three units we have today: the King's Royal Hussars, Queen's Royal Hussars and Light Dragoons.

The original British regiments shared a lot of heritage with their 17th-century counterparts in Hungary -- even adopting many of their traditions. Their fast horses and flamboyant uniforms earned them nicknames like The Shiny Tenth and The Old Saucy Seventh.

 

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