Uhlans sentence example
The infantry is organized into line regiments, JÃger and Tirolese regiments, the cavalry into dragoons, lancers, Uhlans and hussars, the artillery into regiments.
The Austrian Landwehr (which retains the old designation K.K., formerly applied to the Austrian regular army) is organized in 8 divisions of varying strength, the " Royal Hungarian " Landwehr or Honveds in 7 divisions, both Austrian and Hungarian Landwehr having in addition cavalry (Uhlans and hussars) and artillery.
The infantry is organized into line regiments, JÃƒger and Tirolese regiments, the cavalry into dragoons, lancers, Uhlans and hussars, the artillery into regiments.
They were our uhlans who with disordered ranks were returning from the attack.
On reaching the broad river Viliya, he stopped near a regiment of Polish uhlans stationed by the river.Advertisement
Without lifting his head he said something, and two of his aides-de-camp galloped off to the Polish uhlans.
What did he say? was heard in the ranks of the Polish uhlans when one of the aides-de-camp rode up to them.
The colonel of the Polish uhlans, a handsome old man, flushed and, fumbling in his speech from excitement, asked the aide-de-camp whether he would be permitted to swim the river with his uhlans instead of seeking a ford.
Hundreds of uhlans galloped in after him.
Some forty uhlans were drowned in the river, though boats were sent to their assistance.Advertisement
Four days before, sentinels of the Preobrazhensk regiment had stood in front of the house to which Balashev was conducted, and now two French grenadiers stood there in blue uniforms unfastened in front and with shaggy caps on their heads, and an escort of hussars and uhlans and a brilliant suite of aides-de-camp, pages, and generals, who were waiting for Napoleon to come out, were standing at the porch, round his saddle horse and his Mameluke, Rustan.
And the hussars, passing along the line of troops on the left flank of our position, halted behind our uhlans who were in the front line.
After Ostermann had gone, a command rang out to the uhlans.
The uhlans started, the streamers on their spears fluttering, and trotted downhill toward the French cavalry which was seen below to the left.
As soon as the uhlans descended the hill, the hussars were ordered up the hill to support the battery.Advertisement
As they took the places vacated by the uhlans, bullets came from the front, whining and whistling, but fell spent without taking effect.
Drawing himself up, he viewed the field of battle opening out before him from the hill, and with his whole soul followed the movement of the uhlans.
Nearer and nearer in disorderly crowds came the uhlans and the French dragoons pursuing them.
Hardly had they reached the bottom of the hill before their pace instinctively changed to a gallop, which grew faster and faster as they drew nearer to our uhlans and the French dragoons who galloped after them.
Shouts of approval were heard from the crowd around, and at the same moment a mounted patrol of French uhlans appeared from round the corner.Advertisement
The uhlans came up at a trot to Pierre and the Frenchman and surrounded them.
His face probably looked very terrible, for the officer said something in a whisper and four more uhlans left the ranks and placed themselves on both sides of Pierre.
A crowd had collected round the uhlans.