Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Halberd

Weapon which improved effectivity vs. heavy armor. Has a wide, short axe attached to a 5-6 ft haft and a sharp spear at its point. Usually also a back-spike and sometimes a butt-spike.

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Collar
See Gorget.
Cuisse
Armor protecting thighs.
Pair of curates
See Cuirass.
Surcoat
Also overcoat. Long, tunic-like piece of cloth worn over armor to keep the dirt, rain and sun heat out and present the…
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