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Armoured cavalry
also called Armored Cavalry

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  1. can refer to several different general types of troops

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  2. During the Ancient period and the Middle Ages in Europe armoured cavalry referred to any horse-mounted troops that used chain mail or plate armour for protection, and often added this to their mount's furniture also

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  3. Between the late 17th and mid-19th centuries armoured cavalry referred to those cavalry regiments that retained the cuirass, and were commonly known as cuirassiers

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  4. At a later date they we sometimes called heavy cavalry which referred to their large horses and not the weight of the cuirass

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  5. After the First World War cavalry units were mostly converted from horses to either armoured cars or tanks and became known as either mechanised cavalry fulfilling a reconnaissance role, or armoured cavalry serving in the offensive role that seeks to

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