We set out from the concentration area near Drieschot on the night of the fourth of August. The Groups' orders ran: Capture the Vidort-Carcano-Armeria territory: Seize the crossing over the Ina; destroy any hostile troops encountered, but avoid significant points of resistance. Start fires, particularly at night, to light the way for the 4th Horse Cavalry. Induce panic among civilians and use their flight to block all of the arterial routes to the enemy's rear. Feign encirclement to drive the retreating enemy forces towards the actual encirclements. Carry out the elimination of selected groups of the civilian population and prisoners of war to cause terror, intensify panic, and undermine the enemy's morale.The Brigade carried out the above mission with great soldierly devotion.
For Imperator and Fatherland. The glorious trail of fire of the 7th Daerlanian Cavalry Brigade is a treatise on the military operations of Nilfgaard during the invasion of Brugge and Sodden. It was written by Elan Trahe, commander of the brigade.