Tag Archives: Russia
National WWI Museum
The twins and I missed practice today, but enjoyed the National WWI Museum in KC. These may be of interest.
Posted in Artwork, Weapons Tagged épée, duel, French, Germany, hilt, kansas city mo, Political Cartoon, Prussia, Russia, saber, sabre, World War I, WWI Leave a comment
(Re)Introducing Maître Augustin Grisier (Part 1 of 2)
Augustin Grisier remains one of my favorite French fencing masters. In a time when duels to the death or even first blood were still fought in Europe, fencing masters must have led drama-filled lives. Surely, others’ living during that time … Continue reading
Posted in History Tagged 19th Century, cavalry, Czar Alexander, foil, French, Grand Duke Constantine, Grisier, Russia, Russie, sabre Leave a comment