French Dragoon greets Belgian guard, 1914

French Dragoon greets Belgian guard, 1914

Here we see a last glimpse of the old military order that was about to be overthrown in 1914, as a French Dragoon, complete with metal helmet, is greeted by a Belgian picket in an equally obsolete uniform, early in the French advance into Belgium.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (19 February 2015), French Dragoon greets Belgian guard, 1914 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_french_dragoon_belgium_1914.html

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