Arms in Action

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Inventions & Innovations, Military & War  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

The history of warfare is brought to life in this series from the History Channel. Experts from the Royal Armories in London share their knowledge on the construction and use of the weapons that were used in battle from ancient times in Rome, Greece, and Northern Europe, through the development of modern warfare. This episode examines the evolution of weapons used in hunting societies. Many examples illustrate the ingenuity with which man faced his environment to bring back food for his community. The mystical and practical aspects of the hunt are the topics of the program.



warfare, weapons, arms [military weapons], hunting, battle [war], medieval, war