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Lost and Found? Blackbeard’s Sword

blackbeardSure, it doesn’t look like much. Sure, there’s not enough of it left to really make sure it was a blade and not a paint scraper. Sure, it could have belonged to a powder monkey…

But I can dream, can’t I?

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Dark Age Mayhem: Bet you can’t just read one

A restored Roman helmet…

A mass grave of beheaded Jomsviking mercenaries… 

The remains of a high-ranking warrior, along with his sword, axe and other items…

Here’s a challenge for the habitual SHotS reader: Try not to read more than one of these news flashes from the past… Continue reading

Early Practice Epee; Britain, 1873

First Prize

First Prize



The Angelo School of Arms handed out very nice prizes..Continue reading

Sword practice; Germany, 1941


Sword Play at the Front

Sword Play at the Front

Wehrmacht soldiers posing with swords…

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