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Sword Versus Bayonet, 1874

As we explore sabre, and stepping off-line to attack in a more combat-like fashion, consider this image of sabre versus bayonette. It is an engraving by an unknown artist featured in Harper’s Weekly, May 16th, 1874. Before the prevalence of … Continue reading

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Paulus Hector Mair

A wonderful primary source has been published online by the library of Dresden — Opus Amplissimum de Arte Athletica v.I & II by Paulus Hector Mair. Although not French, the treatises offer over 1200 pages of brilliantly illustrated European physical … Continue reading

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