De-Mechanized Warfare

From Combat Lessons No. 6:

De-Mechanized Warfare

In a gesture of protest against the trend toward complete mechanization, the wire team shown at work in the accompanying photo picked up an idle buggy in a front-line town, conscripted a “liberated” horse, and set off to salvage much-needed wire. The horse is garbed becomingly in an air-ground recognition panel. Despite an enthusiastic report on the project, no change in T/O and E is contemplated by the War Department.

De-Mechanized Warfare -- U.S. Signal Troops in Horse and Buggy

 

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