About Historian Michael R. Zomber

Michael Zomber has been an avid collector of antique arms for more than 40 years. The areas he specializes in include ancient Japanese Samurai and Bushido weapons and armor, American and European and Islamic arms. Expertly designed weapons and armor are of high value to many people. For hundreds of years the advances in weapon technology have helped move the world into new areas of thought. Zomber focuses on weapons from the 16th to the 19th century, an era of weaponry that has not only seen many advances and unique designs, but also developed a rich history that has helped to shape the world as we know it.Many of the world’s influential designs in weapons and armor come from this era.

Michael Zomber’s website provides a way to keep the history of the human race preserved by offering a way for his collections to educate and inspire people to learn more about our history. During his more than 40 years of collecting and researching, he has increased his collection to include many historical pieces of Samurai weapons, among many other types of arms and armor.

Zomber has become a world authority on ancient weaponry, and has even served as a guest historian on The History Channel’s “Tale’s of the Gun” series. Spots on this series have included “Guns of the Orient” and “Million Dollar Guns”, as well as “Guns of the Famous”. He has also developed a name for himself internationally for his expert knowledge of Japanese Bushido and Samurai weapons.

His interest in arms and armor is very historical, and he supports many peace-centered organizations such as the NGO, UNICEF and Doctors Without Borders. He is conscious of the increasing hostilities and conflict around the world. Michael Zomber was born in Washington D.C. and lives with his wife and his two children near Philadelphia. He has a B.A. with honors in English Literature and Psychology as well as a master’s in English Literature from UCLA.  PRWeb has a great article on Michael’s passion for history, and how it would not be deterred for anything.