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Troops of Skinner's Horse (1st Duke of York's Own) in an AEC armoured car, 1944 (c)

Photograph, World War Two, 1944 (c).

Skinner's Horse were one of the most famous cavalry units in the Indian Army. In 1939-1940 the regiment was mechanised and issued with armoured cars and light tanks before becoming part of the Indian Armoured Corps. Skinner's Horse went on to serve in Abyssinia (1940-1941) and Italy (1943-1945).

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NAM. 1957-10-8-107


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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