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FIGHTING KNIVES OF WWII AND BEYOND - Knives have been a key fighting weapon in every war. No matter how advanced the technology, a good knife always has a place in battle.

A special breed of knives saw extensive development during WWII. Known as the "fighting knife". While it could be employed for the uses of a regular knife, its primary goal was for hand-to-hand combat. The design, balance and materials employed varied from the run of the mill knife.

This page provides a sample of the various fighting knives used during WWI and beyond.  The samples displayed here cover various countries that participated in the war. Information provided includes the identification of fighting knives and pricing of fighting knives.

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Theater made Australian
Fighting knife - WWII
Theater made Australian
Fighting knife - WWII
USMC KaBar
Fighting knife - WWII
Theater Made
Knife - WWII


US Knuckle
knife - WWI/WWII
US Paratrooper
Knife - WWII
USN Seals
knife - 1990's
US Queen
Knife - WWII


British Sykes
knife - WWII
US 225Q
Knife - WWII
USN Custom
knife - WWII
US WWI
Fighting knife


Camillus
knife - WWII
USN MK2
Knife - WWII
Theater made
knife - WWII
Jungle Survival
Camillus knife


1980's USAF Pilot
Survival knife
WWII USMC Bolo
Knife - Unmarked
WWII USMC Bolo
knife - Briddell
WWII USMC Bolo
knife - Village Blacksmith


US Army Japanese
made fighting knife
WWII Camillus
Fighting Knife
WWII USM3 Case
Fighting knife
WWII USM3 Boker
Fighting knife


US Army M4
fighting knife
US Army M-14
Fighting Knife
US Army M-16
Fighting knife
1984 Camillus Pilot
Survival knife


US Navy Mark I
fighting knife
US RH 36
Fighting Knife
US RH 50
Fighting knife
WWII OSS Smatchet
fighting knife


1986 USAF Pilot
Survival knife
WWI US Trench
Fighting Knife
WWI US Trench
Bronze Fighting knife
M3 fighting knife
Leather Scabbard


Western 66
Survival knife
WWI US Bolo
Fighting Knife
USAF 1980 Pilot
Survival knife
M3 Utica
Fighting Knife




 
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