Lock N Load with R. Lee Ermey on HISTORY: Blades Promo ...

Posted by TheHistoryChanne on Sep. 28, 2009

Airs Friday Oct. 2nd at 10pm/9c on HISTORY. Gunny explores the history of the weapons that ruled the world for thousands of years before guns came. Featured weapons include: English Long Bow vs. Medieval Crossbow--Gunny tests out the armor piercing power of these legendary weapons; the Roman Pilum--Gunny tests out the Roman throwing spear that helped create an empire, and explores its surprising and revolutionary design; the Lance--Gunny trains on the cavalry spear that roamed the battlefields from Medieval times all the way to WWI; and Gunny gives us a detailed exploration of the tech and design behind swords from ancient Bronze to the Japanese Samurai sword to todays modern day bayonet, still being used by military around the world.Watch Airs Friday Oct. 2nd at 10pm/9c on HISTORY. Gunny explores the history of the weapons that ruled the world for thousands of years before guns came. Featured weapons include: English Long Bow vs. Medieval Crossbow--Gunny tests out the armor piercing power of these legendary weapons; the Roman Pilum--Gunny tests out the Roman throwing spear that helped create an empire, and explores its surprising and revolutionary design; the Lance--Gunny trains on the cavalry spear that roamed the battlefields from Medieval times all the way to WWI; and Gunny gives us a detailed exploration of the tech and design behind swords from ancient Bronze to the Japanese Samurai sword to todays modern day bayonet, still being used by military around the world. now. Also, surf around Break to find the funniest videos, pictures and articles.

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