All the Stuff Soldiers Have Carried in Battle, From the 11th Century to Today | Here are the basics for a mounted knight during the siege of Jerusalem in 1244. Among them, a shield, crescent axe and glaive, a broken sword that was welded to a piece of wood—it was considered a new form of weaponry at the time. Thom Atkinson | WIRED.com

All the Stuff Soldiers Have Carried in Battle, From the 11th Century to Today | Here are the basics for a mounted knight during the siege of Jerusalem in 1244. Among them, a shield, crescent axe and glaive, a broken sword that was welded to a piece of wood—it was considered a new form of weaponry at the time. Thom Atkinson | WIRED.com