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British Naval Swords and Swordmanship.

Author: Mark Barton; John McGrath
Publisher: Havertown : Seaforth Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new publication is intended to bring together a mass of research dealing with all aspects of British naval swords. Unlike the much sought after Swords of Sea Service by May and Annis, this work offers a far broader coverage and, for the first time, the complete story of swords and swordsmanship is presented in one concise volume. While the swords themselves are described the authors also tell the story of naval  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Barton, Mark.
British Naval Swords and Swordmanship.
Havertown : Seaforth Publishing, 2013
(DLC) 2013474623
(OCoLC)825559708
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Barton; John McGrath
ISBN: 9781473822214 1473822211
OCLC Number: 883567733
Description: 1 online resource (644 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 The Naval Sword in Action; 2 Cutlasses; 3 Officers' Swords; 4 Dirks; 5 Swords of Officers of the Reserves, the Merchant Navy and Other Maritime Organisations; 6 Presentation Swords; 7 Nelson's Swords; 8 Training in Swordsmanship; 9 Transition to a Sport; 10 Your Naval Sword; Appendix 1: Patriotic Fund of Lloyds --
Swords Awarded; Appendix 2: City of London Presentation Swords; Appendix 3: Naval Service Awards of the Wilkinson Swords of Peace; Appendix 4: Service Champions and Trophies; Glossary; Bibliography; Notes.

Abstract:

This new publication is intended to bring together a mass of research dealing with all aspects of British naval swords. Unlike the much sought after Swords of Sea Service by May and Annis, this work offers a far broader coverage and, for the first time, the complete story of swords and swordsmanship is presented in one concise volume. While the swords themselves are described the authors also tell the story of naval swordsmanship For exsample, subjects such as how swords and cutlasses were used in action and how training was conducted and covered. The authors also address how how the use of sw.

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