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8th Cavalry Division (German Empire)

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The 8th Cavalry Division (8. Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the German Army in World War I. The division was formed on the mobilization of the German Army in August 1914. [1]

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Abteilung

Abteilung (abbrv. Abt.) is a German word that is often used for German or Swiss military formations and depending on its usage could mean detachment, department or battalion; it can also refer to a military division.

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Battle of Tannenberg

The Battle of Tannenberg was fought between Russia and Germany between the 26th and 30th of August 1914, the first month of World War I. The battle resulted in the almost complete destruction of the Russian Second Army and the suicide of its commanding general, Alexander Samsonov.

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First Battle of the Masurian Lakes

The First Battle of the Masurian Lakes was a German offensive in the Eastern Front during the early stages of World War I. It pushed the Russian First Army back across its entire front, eventually ejecting it from Germany.

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German Army (German Empire)

The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).

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German Army order of battle (1914)

This is the German Army order of battle on the outbreak of World War I in August 1914.

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German cavalry in World War I

The history of the German Cavalry in World War I is one of an arm in decline.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.

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Guards Cavalry Division (German Empire)

The Guards Cavalry Division (Garde-Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the German army that was stationed in Berlin.

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III Cavalry Corps (German Empire)

The III Cavalry Corps (Höheres Kavallerie-Kommando 3 / HKK 3 literally: Higher Cavalry Command 3) was a formation of the German Army in World War I. The corps was formed on mobilization of the German Army in August 1914 and disbanded in 1919 during the demobilization of the German Army after World War I.

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TOE, German Cavalry Division, August 1914

This is an outline of the table of organization and equipment (TO&E) of the 11 German Cavalry Divisions that were established at the outbreak of World War I. This is the theoretical strength on mobilisation and did not remain constant.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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XI Corps (German Empire)

The XI Army Corps / XI AK (XI.) was a corps level command of the Prussian and German Armies before and during World War I. XI Corps was one of three formed in the aftermath of the Austro-Prussian War (the others being IX Corps and X Corps).

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XII (1st Royal Saxon) Corps

The XII (1st Royal Saxon) Army Corps / XII AK (XII.) was a Saxon corps level command of the Saxon and German Armies before and during World War I. The Corps was formed as the Royal Saxon Corps on 1 April 1867 and headquartered in Dresden.

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XIX (2nd Royal Saxon) Corps

The XIX (2nd Royal Saxon) Army Corps / XIX AK (XIX.) was a Saxon corps level command of the German Army, before and during World War I. As the German Army expanded in the latter part of the 19th century and early part of the 20th century, the XIX Army Corps was set up on 1 April 1899 in Leipzig as the Generalkommando (headquarters) for the western part of the Kingdom of Saxony (districts of Leipzig, Chemnitz and Zwickau).

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1st Cavalry Division (German Empire)

The 1st Cavalry Division (1. Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the German Army in World War I. The division was formed on the mobilization of the German Army in August 1914.

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1st Royal Saxon Guards Heavy Cavalry

The 1st Royal Saxon Guards Heavy Cavalry (Garde-Reiter-Regiment (1. Schweres Regiment)) was a heavy cavalry of the Royal Saxon Army.

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2nd Mounted Rifles

The 2nd Mounted Rifles were a light cavalry regiment of the Royal Prussian Army.

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4th Cavalry Division (German Empire)

The 4th Cavalry Division (4. Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the German Army in World War I. The division was formed on the mobilization of the German Army in August 1914.

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6th Army (German Empire)

The 6th Army (6.) was an army level command of the German Army in World War I. It was formed on mobilization in August 1914 from the IV Army Inspectorate.

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6th Mounted Rifles

The 6th Mounted Rifles were a light cavalry regiment of the Royal Prussian Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Cavalry_Division_(German_Empire)

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