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Pike, Halberd, and Bayonet

Sharp Weapons in near Modern and Modern Warfare

Pike, Halberd, and Bayonet( )
Author: Sprague, Martina
Series title:Knives, Swords, and Bayonets: a World History of Edged Weapon Warfare Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.45
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The polearms used by pikemen constituted the first stage of a military revolution that would force a change in the tactics of warfare. The pike, a two-handed polearm with a long spear-like tip, originated in the fourteenth century and was carried by infantry soldiers as defense against charging cavalry. The halberd, too, proved a fearsome and pragmatic weapon used in the armies of medieval and post-medieval Europe. When supplemented by pikemen, halberdiers became a formidable...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.26 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds

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