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Spears of the Qing dynasty

Introduction

In this article I highlight a number of spears used by the Qing dynasty military.

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Edged Weapons of the Green Standard Army

The Green Standard Army was a large standing army of the Qing dynasty.

Chinese long sabers of the Qing dynasty logo

Chinese long sabers of the Qing dynasty

In the late Ming dynasty, Chinese coasts were raided by Japanese pirates -mockingly called 倭寇 wokou or "Dwar