The Brooklyn Cowboy: American Jews on Horseback in WWII

The worn Model 1940 riding boots of Private Harold Ehrenpreis evoke an Army man who’s spent countless hours on a horse. Most people associate combat on horseback with an earlier time, but when Harold Ehrenpreis was issued these boots in 1941, the horse cavalry was still an active part of the U.S. Army. Mounted cavalrymen Read more about The Brooklyn Cowboy: American Jews on Horseback in WWII[…]