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Are Swords Better than Spears?

Swords are most people's favorite medieval weapon. But spears have been an important weapon for all of recorded history, and are still used today in the form of the bayonet. How would a swordsman fare against an untrained spearman? A longer version is available here.
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Escapes from Colditz Castle

Colditz Castle is famous in WW2 history as the "Bad Boys" POW camp, where Allied POWs were sent who had attempted to escape from another camp. Were they able to get out of this "escape proof" camp? We highly recommend that you schedule a visit to Colditz Castle if you are in the area. You can see incredible artifacts and visit many parts of the castle that are closed to the public.