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Human Bones Burned to Make “Spirit”-Filled Swords

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Culture, Weapons | Comments Off on Human Bones Burned to Make “Spirit”-Filled Swords

via National Geographic Note:  The video clip in the NG article is no longer functional.  A Youtube version of the same clip follows the...

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Newsreel footage of Wilkinson sword manufacture 1946-65

credit Robert Wilkinson Latham

Newsreel footage of Wilkinson sword manufacture 1946-65

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Featured, History, Video Slider, Videos | Comments Off on Newsreel footage of Wilkinson sword manufacture 1946-65

From British Pathé (formerly known as Pathé News), here are several newsreels on Wilkinson sword manufacturing.  The first is a short...

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Upcoming: The Japanese Sword – Evangelion Special

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in Culture, Reviews, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

For those with an interest in either (or both) swordsmithing or  manga, the YouTube channel for The Japanese Sword, the video blog of...

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