Warfare changed drastically with the first World War as new technologies and strategies were introduced. World War II brought with it even more advances; and consequently destruction. Although the formation of the United Nations was meant to prevent such a massive conflict from arising again, wars are still fought well into the 21st century still employing the tools devised so many years before. Museum Replicas carries replica weapons that span the century, from trench knives to bayonets and other exotic weapons of the era that do honor to the soldiers that had to use them.
This knife was the preferred commando weapon in World War II for both the U.S. and British Commonwealth Forces. Overall 11-3/8 inches.
Boker's reissue of the original design of the Applegate-Fairbairn Combat Knife. The full tang blade is from very tough 440C bead-blasted steel. The brass guard is bead-blasted. The grip is virtually indestructible injection molded black nylon.
These WWI, close quarters fighting knives were designed for stabbing from behind with a natural movement with the high carbon steel blade held horizontal to the ground. Includes standard top-grain leather scabbard sewn with waxed linen thread and brass hardware.
These are WWI close quarters fighting knives. The high carbon double edged blade is very sharp. Aluminium hilted, these knives were normally held with the blade pointed downward. Includes standard top-grain leather scabbard.