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Major Phil Watson: 'Le Moncel - Lance verses Lance'.


On 7 September 1914, the 9th Lancers (2nd¬†Cavalry Brigade) conducted the last lance verses lance charge on the Western Front. It took place at Le Moncel, just outside Paris, on what would become the end of the Retreat and the beginning of the Battle of the Marne. The commanding officer, and two troops of B Squadron charged a squadron from 1st Garde…