Punch,  59 (1870), 175.

The Progress of Warfare





Aeronautics, Military Technology, War

    Notes from an article in The Times that the French are sending balloons to the provinces not occupied by the Germans, which are followed by the light cavalry 'as long as they continue in sight'. Punning on the word 'light', suggests that only 'light cavalry' could follow the balloons through the air.

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