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francopoli  ·  20 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Spears are better than swords

Also of note, most of the people pressed into spear gangs were farmhands and peasants. The muscles needed to hoe and rake are the same to use a spear to stab someone. Swinging a sword requires a length of time to train, build muscle memory and build strength.

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