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Samurai: Their Styles And Their Weapons

Throughout the history of Japan, one class of people stands out above the rest…the Samurai warriors.  As skilled military men, these guys ruled the country’s identity from the 9th to the 19th centuries leaving a lasting impression.  They were knowledgeable, … Continue reading

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Not a Banana, But a Katana

When a samurai would go into battle, there was always that dilemma of what sword to choose.  Several options were set before him, and among them was the katana.  These swords were most common in feudal Japan, but its development … Continue reading

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