World of Weapons: EPISODE 3

Close Combat

Hand-to-hand combat is warfare at its most visceral. Since ancient times, soldiers on the battlefield have relied on specialized weapons to survive this form of fighting. Military experts explore some of history's most effective weapons, from the Gladius, the short sword Roman legionaries relied on for centuries, to the medieval war hammer, to the bayonet, a firearm still being used today.


    • Saturday
    • 4:00am
    Jun 20
    • Wednesday
    • 4:00pm
    Jul 22