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Indigenous martial arts evolved in the west as well as the east

For most people, martial arts are inexplicably tied to the Far East. However, as special guest author John Clements of the Association For Renaissance Martial Arts details below, a sophisticated science of self-defense was prevalent in the west during Medieval and Renaissance times: With the evolution of the armored knight as the consummate

WWI soldier’s journal reveals odd name-calling trench truce

A journal written by a British soldier in the trenches during WWI mentions an odd moment where the fighting stopped so the two sides could make fun of each other. It details how the opposing trenches were sometimes so close that the two sides would call a temporary truce to exchange