It is believed the Comanche were the first people of the Plains to use horses in their travels and conquests; they even supplied Americans with horses to reach California during the Gold Rush of 1849.
Region: Southwest United States
Weapons: Tomahawk, Knife, War Club, Bow and Arrow
Reign: 1800s - Present
Key Battles: During World War II, a group of seventeen young men referred to as "The Comanche Code Talkers" were trained and used by the U.S. Army to send messages conveying sensitive information that could not be deciphered by the Germans.