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NOVA | Secrets of the Viking Sword

Secrets of the Viking Sword

A modern-day swordsmith reverse engineers the ultimate weapon of the Middle Ages — a sword both prized and feared.

Premiere Date: October 10, 2012 | Runtime: 00:52:53

Season 45

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