Eoan (Military Term)

An archaic term used to describe a soldier from the East, particularly in the context of the Crusades. It was often used to distinguish between European and Eastern warriors.


A Tibetan Buddhist deity, often depicted as a fierce warrior, associated with protection and exorcism. In the context of World War II, the Bkar-lha was sometimes invoked by Tibetan soldiers fighting alongside the Allies.


A Tibetan term for a type of long, narrow sword, often used by Tibetan warriors. These swords were occasionally used by Tibetan forces fighting alongside the Allies during World War II.