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News: Scots sword-wielding WWII hero honoured by book

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Scotland via The Scotsman “A World War II soldier who captured 42 German troops armed only with a Scottish sword has been...

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News: Inside The Violent, Geeky World Of Hardcore International Medieval Combat

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: United Kingdom via Buzzfeed Steel kisses steel. Actual sparks fly. An axe snaps in half as it dents a helmet. A municipal...

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News: Learning Edo-era blade polishing techniques from a Japanese master (Japan)

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Japan Rocket News 24 Have you taken a close look lately at the knives you use every day when preparing food? If you’ve been...

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News: “Sword camp – Exercise with a point” (USA)

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Jackson, Wisconsin, via The Columbian “Think of it as viking aerobics. Sure, there are other ways to get a nice cardio...

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Blade similar to anime Rurouni Kenshin sword found

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

In the anime series Rorouni Kenshin ( also known in North America as Samurai X ), the hero carries a sword called a sakabato, an unusual...

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Weaponsmiths: Vancouver B.C. University seeks mace artist

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Washington State University Vancouver is looking to commission an artist to create a mace for commencement ceremonies. Up to $5,000 will...

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