Science: Connoisseur of War

"Bridges, ships and heavy artillery are sometimes expensive." says Diego de Henriquez. "Castles, on the other hand, are relatively cheap. Sometimes even free."

De Henriquez a stocky, fiftyish Italian archaeologist, should know, for he is the curator of one of the world's most unusual museums, devoted solely to war and its bulky artifacts. As other pack rats yearn for stamps, china cygnets, or shrunken human heads, De Henriquez cherishes the debris of the battlefield. Over five decades Collector de Henriquez has spent $12 million of his own money amassing some 100,000 items,...

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