You’ve probably seen Michael Zomber before on the History Channel, if you have ever watched Tales of the Gun series. He is an internationally recognized expert on antique arms and armor, which he sells to people that he hopes will maintain them in pristine condition for future generations to appreciate. Zomber is also an avid collector; at one time, Zomber’s collection featured weapons owned by prominent historical figures, including Simone Bolivar and George Washington.
Zomber is also an expert on Japanese samurai swords. He shares his knowledge through storytelling; his film Soul of the Samurai is an acclaimed documentary about the philosophy of Bushido in the Edo period The film was by Renascent Films, a company owned by Zomber and his wife Andrea. Zomber is also making good use of his master’s degree in English Literature; he is the author of seven historical novels. He wrote several of the books while he was falsely imprisoned for two years. The conviction was reversed, now Zomber is enjoying his exoneration.
Despite Zomber’s fascination with arms, he avidly supports philanthropic organizations devoted to finding peaceful methods of resolving conflicts throughout the world. He also supports Unicef, Doctors Without Borders and other respected aid organizations. Zomber, his wife and their two children live on the outskirts of Philadelphia, Pa. Follow Michael on Facebook.