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Allied Military Fighting Knives and the Men Who Made Them Famous, Buerlein, Robert A.
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Author Name    Buerlein, Robert A.

Title   Allied Military Fighting Knives and the Men Who Made Them Famous

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Fine

Edition   2nd

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   Boulder, Co Paladin Press 2001

ISBN Number    1581602901 / 9781581602906

Seller ID   045324

2nd edition with new forward and material. Fine - looks new with no wear or markings. Lots of Data and distinct b/w illustrations showing many of the knives.

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Paladin is pleased to reissue this classic book in the field of military battle knives. Allied Military Fighting Knives chronicles in detail the background, development and variations of both common and unusual combat knives. It also provides firsthand accounts by and in-depth interviews with the men who used them in battle, including U.S. Marine Raiders; U.S. Army Rangers; U.S., Canadian and British airborne units; the legendary Gurkhas; the First Special Service Force; such clandestine outfits as the OSS and SOE; and even officers who served in the Shanghai Municipal Police with W.E. Fairbairn and E.A. Sykes. In addition to its focus on military-issue blades, the book devotes chapters to two of the leading private companies that provided knives to soldiers in all war zones - Ek and Randall. A must for historians and collectors alike.

Military Knife Collecting

Price = 17.50 USD

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