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  War hammer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A war hammer is an archaic weapon of war intended for close combat, the design of which resembles the hammer.
Long war hammers were pole weapons (polearms) meant for use against riders, whereas short ones were used in closer quarters and from horseback.
War hammers were developed as a consequence of the ever more prevalent metal armours of the medieval battlefields during the 14th and 15th centuries.
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 Hammer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When the hammer strikes, the head gets stopped by an opposite force coming from the target; which is equal and opposite to the force applied by the head to the target.
As hammers must be used in many circumstances, where the position of the person using them cannot be taken for granted, trade-offs are made for the sake of practicality.
The most recognised symbol with a hammer in it is the Hammer and Sickle, which was the symbol of the former Soviet Union.
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 War Hammer
While hammer-like weapons had been in use for centuries throughout the world, the medieval European war hammer was a very specific adaptation of the blunt, crushing war hammer design we generally associate with the Norse deity Thor.
The medieval war hammer was one of the few weapons with an edge that could both tear open armor plate as well as inflict devastating concussion blows.
While some war hammers were of all metal construction, most were socketed metal heads attached to wooden hafts; metal reinforcement bars (termed langets or cheeks) along the side of the wood haft prevented the hammer head from breaking off during combat.
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 thor war hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wie Thor zu seinem Hammer kam - Finsternis.at
Paganismus / Wie Thor zu seinem Hammer kam.
Hammer shaped amulets were fashioned by the early Vikings to evoke the strength of the thundergod, Thor, the great warrior who, armed with his hammer, waged war with the ice and snow giants of the north.
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 Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At the St. Louis Exposition of 1904 Hammer was Chairman of the Jury for Telegraphy, Telephony, and Wireless.
During the First World War Hammer served as a major on the General Staff of the, Army War College, Washington, D.C., where he was attached to the Inventions Section of the War Plans Division and later to the operations Division at the war Department in charge of electrical and aeronautical war inventions.
Hammer was an early aeronautics enthusiast and became the owner of one of the first airplanes sold in the United States to an individual.
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 War Hammer
Enter the War Hammer- an ideal weapon for use against an opponent who is encased in plate steel.
Once he was on the ground, helpless, the hammer was reversed and the back spike was used to punch a hole through the helmet and deliver the coup de grace.
This means the point of the spike and enormous hammer face (1 1/2" x 1 1/2") are fully hardened so they can pierce and crush tough materials without failing while the rest of the hammer is left soft to absorb the shock of heavy blows.
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 War Hammer - MWArt.com
War Hammer is highly maneuverable and can be easily used with one or both hands.
This means the point of the spike and hammer face are fully hardened so they can pierce and crush tough materials without failing while the rest of the hammer is left soft to absorb the shock of heavy blows.
The War Hammer was an ideal weapon for use against an opponent who is encased in plate steel.
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 War Hammers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The war hammer quickly evolved and became one of the premier weapons.
Some what lighter than the mace, the war hammer was just as effective.
On most hammers, the back spike was the secondary weapon, but on this one it appears to be the primary one.
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 Item Book: War Hammers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
War hammers may be used as melee or missile weapons.
War hammers are included in the set of standard clerical weapons.
In addition, when the hammer is thrown and hits its target, two Lightning Bolts of 4D6 each fly from the head of the hammer.
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 The War hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The war hammer is hundreds of years old.
The war hammer was very very cheap to make and effective when used.
Then some times the war hammer had a spike on the top it was used with a thrust forward.
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 Foot Soldier's War Hammer - Middle Ages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Carried by archers and spearmen, the two-handed war hammer was a devastating weapon for the hand-to-hand combat that followed the initial push of battle.
More effective for the foot soldier than the smaller, one-hand war hammers carried by mounted knights, its larger head and long shaft gave tremendous power when swung with both hands.
Capable of crushing the stoutest armor and helmets, it saw use in nearly all of the major battles during the Middle Ages.
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Weighing a little over 21/2" lbs., our War Hammer is highly maneuverable and can be easily wielded with one or both hands.
This means the point of the spike and enormous hammer face (11/2" x 11/2") are fully hardened so they can pierce and crush tough materials without failing while the rest of the hammer is left soft to absorb the shock of heavy blows.
The handle of our War Hammer has been designed to be equally tough.
www.fernknives.com /cold-steel/war-hammer/499/index.html   (453 words)

  
 War Hammers Legendary Strength Equipment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"I have been involved in strength and conditioning for about 25 years and I can say, without doubt, that sledge hammer swinging and striking is probably one of the best, if not the best ways to obtain overall strength.
War Hammers are perfect for this type of training.
War Hammers, with their variety of weights, do just that."
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 By the Sword, Inc. Flails, Maces & War Hammers
The Flanged Mace was a formidable hand-to-hand combat weapon in Medieval times, capable of smashing even the heaviest plate armour when wielded by a mounted knight.
Equipped with a leather wrist and saddle thong, it features a wire-wrapped, spiral-bound grip and is built on a steel tube, rather than a solid rod, to provide better balance.
Our War Axe is based on a 16th century original.
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 eBay.co.uk - War Hammer, war hammer 40k, war hammer figures, Wargames Role-Playing items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
WAR HAMMER EPIC ORK INVASION 6MM CITADEL SPACE MARINES
WAR HAMMER 40K 2 X KILLA KANS ORK
War Hammer 40,000 13th Legion A last chancers novel
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 War Hammer 40,000
War Hammer 40,000 is a table top strategy game.It involves thinking and concentration.
War Hammer 40,000 consists of the Space Marines.
The cool thing about War Hammer 40,000 is you can make your own army and verse your friends army.
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 War Hammer - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
The Hammer and Sickle will forever remain one of the icons of the Cold War era in which we were all almost blown to smitherines.
A modern-day war simulation that incorporates squad-based combat with real-time maneuvers.
Danish Neutrality During the Crimean War, 1853-1856: Denmark Between the Hammer an...
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 Warhammer40k.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dark Eldar attacks prompt the Cardinal of neigboring SANCTUS PRIMA to urge for War of Faith against all aliens in the ORPHEUS SECTOR.
These are not the only reasons; the 2 reasons for these preferations is that before the the marines united the local population, it was at war much of the time and guns were very scarce because of isolation, so close combat and stealth became prefered.
Not even those in the chapter know much about their master(save for the chapters librarians and their commanders); most only know where he can be found and to take orders from him.
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 Whatever Your War Hammer
This is a site for all those variations of the War Hammer system.
A modification of WH40K for the American Civil War.
This does not imply any challenge to Games Workshop ltd. Any other trademarks which I have neglected to mention are also the properties of their respective owners.
www.3vwargames.co.uk /whammer/index.html   (434 words)

  
 By the Sword, Inc. War Hammers
The proliferation of plate armor across Medieval Europe was shadowed by the development of crushing weapons like the war hammer.
Since swords were virtually useless against plate armor, mounted knights used short hammers, axes and maces to defeat an opponent's improved protection.
Solid Steel, Hand Forged War Hammer. Comes with a twisted wire wrapped grip with two steel guards and twisted steel handle.
www.by-the-sword.com /acatalog/War_Hammers.html   (562 words)

  
 My War Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After producing a key, she opened the lock, taking out a fair sized box, once the lid had been opened.
"I am too weak to wield the war hammer given to me by Adeptess Maria." That just sounded bad and I knew this when the words passed through my lips.
"Can you wield a hammer such as this?" she shot back as the faint smile disappeared from her face.
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 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War for PC - Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War PC Game - Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Computer ...
Dawn of War is a testament to what can be so great about real-time strategy, and it captures the grim and brutal world of Warhammer 40,000 extremely well.
This single-player demo for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War lets you lead the space marines in a full early campaign level.
This is a new expansion for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War.
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 BuyCostumes -- War Hammer Costume
This War Hammer is copper colored with a 21'' wooden handle and latex head.
War Hammer (107799) This item is currently out of stock.
Enter your email address and press the submit button to be notified when the product becomes available.
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 WarhammerLinks.com Main (powered by evoTopsites)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We are an elite, and organized PvP force which has slaughtered anyone foolish enough to stand in the path of the KAAOS war machine in numerous PvP MMORPG games for the past fourteen years.
Founded 1996 around the concept of knowlege is power and power leads to victory Dies Irae is the top beta testing guild and a force to be reconed with in pvp.
Home of the YNHs, a longstanding lizardman guild that will be taking on the guise of humans, elves and dwarves to fulfill the Old Ones' plans in WAR.
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 Allakhazam's Magical Realm: Dark Age of Camelot
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So much travelling about for a mediocre hammer..
the "Breaker" quest is less hassle and the hammer is just as good..lower damage, but much faster.
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 WAR HAMMER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Weighing a little over 2 1/2" lbs, the War Hammer is highly maneuverable and can be easily used with one or both hands.
This means the point of the 3 1/2" spike and enormous hammer face (1 1/2" square) are fully hardened so they can pierce and crush tough materials without failing while the rest of the hammer is left soft to absorb the shock.
Made of straight grain American Hickory, it features a pair of langets that attach just below the head.
www.coldsteelswords.co.uk /warhammer.html   (125 words)

  
 War Hammer - MWArt.com
The overall length of the War Hammer is approx.
Blackened iron hammer head and spike secured tightly with hand wrought nails on a flened & seared wood handle.
Looks like it should be behind glass in a museum!
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 Io name bank
Lapp god of thunder, portrayed carrying two hammers (symbol of thunder), equated with Norse god Thor.
Aztec god of war and the sun, represented as a hummingbird
Haitian voodoo god of war, fire, politics, iron, and thunderbolts, patron god of smiths' fire
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 Search for 'war hammer' - PriceGrabber.com
Soviet Union Cold War "Hammer and Sickle" Red T-shirt
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 WAR HAMMER
To protect the handle from assault by an opponent armed with an edged weapon we have included a pair of sturdy steel langets which can be attached below the head with the screws provided.
Blade Thick: 11/2" X 1 1/2" (Hammer Face)
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