Knives and Swords by DK Publishing

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Showcasing more than 300 swords, knives, and daggers from over 3,000 years of history with stunning color photography, Knives and Swords is the perfect book for anyone with an interest in the history of edged weapons. From the finely crafted swords of the Japanese samurai to the brutal but functional bayonet of the World War I infantryman, Knives and Swords places the weapons in their historical context as well as providing in-depth analysis of the most historically significant bladed weapons.
 

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Dr. Chris McNab (United Kingdom) is the author of "Endurance Techniques (SAS Training Manual)"; "Elite Forces Survival Guides"; "How to Pass the SAS Selection Course"; "Martial Arts for Special Forces"; and "Urban Survival".
 
Published March 15, 2010 by DK ADULT. 360 pages
Genres: History, War, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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