cavalry sword

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a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

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They also found camping equipment belonging to a backpacker who had managed to escape at gunpoint and a cavalry sword hanging on the wall, which police thought may have been used to decapitate a German woman.
Officials also found a dagger, cavalry sword and a spent artillery shell, according to the report.
It is believed he decapitated her with an Indian cavalry sword.
A "saber" is a razor-sharp cavalry sword, which is fast wielding, precise and sharp.
Cavalry Sword Broken but still razor sharp, complete with nicks in the blade, this is one of the finest examples of a cavalry sword found on the frontier of Roman Britain.
She contacted experts at Falkirk's Callendar House museum who told her it was a British cavalry sword dating back to 1797 - the only complete one they had seen.
Flavinus is shown wearing a plumed helmet, with cavalry sword and shield, and carrying a standard topped by a head surrounded by rays and which was probably an image of the Emperor.
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When the series ended, the star took away a few mementoes, including his Green Jacket uniform and a cavalry sword, which Sharpe received in a death- bed scene.
Now the cavalry sword used by antiques dealer Captain Francis de Groot to steal the kudos from Premier Jack Lang is to return down under and get pride of place in Australia's NationalMuseum.
Mr Wilcock added: "The French heavy cavalry swords had long, thin pointed blades, which don't look as effective as big, slashing blades, but in practice if you are stabbed by one you are going to die, if not from wound, then from the infection.