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Tameshigiri.ca now accepting donations and support

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Admin | 0 comments

Readers will now find a Paypal Donate button on my article and information...

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Metallurgical analysis of Japanese gunto by US War Department, 1946

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Metallurgical analysis of Japanese gunto by US War Department, 1946

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Featured, Weapon Analysis, Weapons | 0 comments

Declassified in 1997, this report The Metallurgical Analysis of a Japanese...

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Japanese swordwork: drawing and returning the blade

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Japanese swordwork: drawing and returning the blade

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Cutting Arts, Featured | 0 comments

With the upsurge in backyard cutting, not everyone who owns a katana...

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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...

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Epee duels in modern France:  1911 through 1958 – on film

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Epee duels in modern France: 1911 through 1958 – on film

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Featured, History, Videos | 0 comments

Who would have thought that the art of the duel survived so far into modern...

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Last epee duel in France fought in 1967, recorded on film

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Featured, History, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

An unusual piece of history, the last epee duel in France was fought in 1967,...

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Forensics:  Weapon-related trauma on Seiyokan cranial remains, Kamakura

Artist unknown 1880

Forensics: Weapon-related trauma on Seiyokan cranial remains, Kamakura

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Featured, Forensic Analysis | 0 comments

Based on a paper by Drs. Tomohito Nagaoka, Kazuhiro Uzawa, Kazuaki Hirata,...

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