Neil Flaherty
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Full length 'Kinai-Bori' or 'Echizen-Bori' carving on an Echizen katana. It appears to be inscribed with a name: "Sword of the Last Days."

Full length 'Kinai-Bori' or 'Echizen-Bori' carving on an Echizen katana. It appears to be inscribed with a name: "Sword of the Last Days." The last days were WWII when the Japanese were commanded to carry their swords on them during battle .

WAKIZASHI MOMOYAMA, Sword : 16th Century; Steel, iron, gold, lacquer by Chie Fujimoto

WAKIZASHI MOMOYAMA "Tachi" Sword, Century Japan Steel, iron, gold, lacquer : This the most elegant of weapons over a thousand years of deadly perfection of art and war craft.

Turkish Warrior

Turko style armor that I would love to have in the SCA

One example of a mace capable of penetrating armour is the flanged mace. What makes a flanged mace different from other maces is the flanges, protruding edges of metal that allow it to dent or penetrate even the thickest armour.

XXXXXXXXXXXXXX One example of a mace capable of penetrating armour is the flanged mace. What makes a flanged mace different from other maces is the flanges, protruding edges of metal that allow it to dent or penetrate even the thickest armour.

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Maces were a good weapon against heavy armor. The mace would smash through the armor or at least dent it and leave a nasty bruise.