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Forged in Fire: Armed Forces Tournament Finale (S8EP31 History Wed 4 Aug 2021)



Armed Forces Tournament Finale: The final four armed forces smiths transform an old bazooka into military-style weapons in their first challenge; the smiths who last until the end return to their home forced to recreate a famed Ames cavalry sword for the final prize.

Hosted by Wil Willis.

Airdate: Wed 4 Aug 2021 at 21:00 on History

Season 8 Episode 31

Forged in Fire features world-class bladesmiths competing against each other to create some of the most iconic edged weapons from history. In each episode, four of the best bladesmiths in the country will come together to put both their skills and reputations on the line. Whether they are making a Japanese katana, a medieval broadsword, or an ancient throwing blade like the chakram, the weapons they forge will be fully functional and lethal works of art and war. The unique histories contained within each weapon will be creatively told during the forging process and the final weapons themselves will be assessed and ruthlessly tested by our panel of expert judges. These dynamic and explosive tests will be individually designed to push the weapons to their absolute limit. One by one, the bladesmiths will be eliminated until only one remains to be crowned the champion.