Instruments of Death

Instruments of Death

  • 1969
  • 1 Season

Instruments of Death is the gripping series that puts some of history's deadliest weapons in your hands. Through a series of modern experiments, viewers get a close look at the effects of blades and bullets on the human body. Ever wonder what it would have been like to take a crushing blow from a battle-axe or be struck by a deadly arrow? Wonder no more.

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The Battle of Naseby: 1645
6. The Battle of Naseby: 1645
 
Karl Ude-Martinez and Kevin Hicks explore how weapons and body armor were developed, beginning with a look at the impact of the 1645 Battle of Naseby during the English Civil War.
The Battle of Hastings: 1066
5. The Battle of Hastings: 1066
 
Presenters Karl Ude-Martinez and Kevin Hicks continue their look at how weapons and body armor were developed, investigating the part played by Danish battle axes, Saxon shields and Norman lances during the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
The Battle of Watling Street: AD 61
4. The Battle of Watling Street: AD 61
 
Military combat specialists Karl Ude-Martinez and Kevin Hicks investigate the British uprising against the Roman army, examining how swords, spears and body armor were developed. Plus, how battlefield wounds were treated on the front lines.
The Battle of Waterloo: 1815
3. The Battle of Waterloo: 1815
 
Kevin Hicks and Karl Ude-Martinez test a cannon, grenade, and Brown Bess musket as they explore what it was like to face a Napoleonic charge.
The Battle of Towton: 1461
2. The Battle of Towton: 1461
 
Presenters Karl Ude-Martinez and Kevin Hicks continue their look at how weapons and body armor were developed, taking a look at the impact of the Battle of Towton during the War of the Roses.
The Somme: 1916
1. The Somme: 1916
 
Karl Ude-Martinez investigates weapons used during 1916's Battle of the Somme, including machine guns and poison gas
Description

Instruments of Death is the gripping series that puts some of history's deadliest weapons in your hands. Through a series of modern experiments, viewers get a close look at the effects of blades and bullets on the human body. Ever wonder what it would have been like to take a crushing blow from a battle-axe or be struck by a deadly arrow? Wonder no more.Instruments of Death is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on .

Where to Watch Instruments of Death

Instruments of Death is available for streaming on the XiveTV; Xive TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Instruments of Death on demand at Amazon Prime.