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Star and Isabelle Jones fence with sabres on the edge of a roof of a Times Square skyscraper, circa 1925. Advertisements

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Sir William on Contre-Temps

A two-part tweet from the Linacre School of Defense: …but what is so Composed and made up of Contre-temps, that one would think the greatest Art they learn, and aime at, is to strive who shall Contre-temps oftnest…” — LSD … Continue reading

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Practice 2/17/18 Cancelled

Local Club Members: Due to a significant number of fencers being ill, traveling, or unavailable tomorrow, CCF practice for Saturday February 17th is cancelled. We will resume our regular practice on Thursday night. In lieu of practice, and in keeping … Continue reading

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Swords Club, 1936

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Sabre Injuries at Waterloo

The Waterloo 200 Project commemorates the importance of the Battle of Waterloo upon its 200th anniversary.  Among other things, the site highlights 200 artifacts relating to the battle.  This includes human remains of people who fought and died there.  One … Continue reading

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