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Medieval Weapons: The Composite Bow

The composite bow, which created and destroyed empires, was the simplest of medieval weapons earlier than the arrival of the gun. by O’Brien Browne Orderly...

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When the Last Banner Falls

By William E. Welsh The Latin Crusaders manning the battlements have been armed with spears, axes, and crossbows. They shared with one another a want to...

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Revenge at Falkirk

Following the English catastrophe at Stirling Bridge in 1297, King Edward I marched to Scotland with a mighty host bent on crushing the Scots. By Charles...