The Twilight of the U.S. Cavalry: Life in the Old Army, 1917-1942
by Lucian K. Truscott Jr.
"An incomparable introduction not only to the cavalry but also to the old Army by one of its most distinguished veterans, who also happens to be a very talented writer."—Edward M. Coffman, author of The War to End All Wars
"No part of the American military past can exceed in romantic appeal the history of the Army's old horse cavalry. Truscott writes about the era both lovingly and eloquently."—Russell F. Weigley in the Washington Post Book World
"A personal view of a personal army. Truscott catches the spirit of the U.S. Cavalry, a spirit that survived the change of steeds."—Allan R. Millett, coauthor of For the Common Defense
"An immensely readable memoir of the Old Cavalry and of the old Army, too. General Truscott takes us back to a flourishing world that is now gone."—Martin Blumenson, editor of The Patton Papers