The Last American Cavalry Charge of WW2 Was in the Philippines

A soldier riding into battle on his steed brings in mind romanticized heroism. The combat effectiveness of a mounted soldier, and the amounts of skills to master horsemanship will inspire respect and awe. So much so that certain warrior classes like the European Knights, the Mongolian hordes, the Winged Hussar, the Samurai and much more became stuffs of legends, both for their fighting prowess and their skills with horsemanship. The cavalry became a crucial part of the army for a reason. Their greater speed, mobility and shock value are decisive advantages over soldiers on foot. But as the 20th century dawned, the introduction of modern weapons greatly affected the effectiveness of