1927. Item #15756
Students of The Cavalry School. The Rasp: The Cavalry Service Annual . Fort Riley, KS, 1927. 314p, many photos and line ills. Good sturdy hardcover (leatherette covers a little rubbed, outer pages and a few others lightly soiled or rubbed). Short ink note on half-title. ** Doings at Fort Riley in the academic year 1926-27. Many feature articles (on Thoroughbreds, polo, horse care, etc.); activities at other cavalry and National Guard units around the U.S.; competition results; cartoons and other humorous contributions; and much more. A very detailed account of cavalry school life between the world wars. Dedicated to the memory of Brig. Gen. Ewing E. Booth. The chief officers, each with a large photo on horseback, were Maj. Gen. Herbert B. Crosby, Brig. Gen. Charles J. Symmonds, and Col. Robert J. Fleming. One photo shows two riders going down the near-vertical "cemetery slide." Heavy; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.