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Medieval Armor: Was It Worth the Weight?

July 20th, 2011

Episode 64 of 704 episodes

Treadmill tests of volunteers in medieval armor revealed that the extra work required to move in the suits may have outweighed their protective benefits. Cynthia Graber reports

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