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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast


 

Nov 3, 2012

In this episode, your hosts talk about the facts and misconceptions of horse warfare and cavalry in Japan, focusing on the Takeda clan. The Takeda clan is known and renowned for its cavalry, but the images of organized and disciplined cavalry charges were not the reality of mounted warfare during this period.

Mentioned in this podcast:

Conlan, Thomas. Weapons & Fighting Techniques of the Samurai Warrior 1200-1877 AD By Thomas, D Conlan, Amber Books Ltd, 2008 http://astore.amazon.com/samurai-20/detail/1906626073

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