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History of Arms and Armor


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Parts of a SwordParts of a Sword
Components of Plate ArmorComponents of Plate Armor
With the evolution of plate armor, the armorer began to make designs for various types of combat. The requirements of a foot soldier were different from those of a horseman, who needed a bolted-on lance rest, double protection for his left arm, and thigh protection.
Knight and Horse in ArmorKnight and Horse in Armor
Japanese ArmorJapanese Armor
was made of hundreds of overlapping metal plates laced together with leather and silk.

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