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Combat Knives free pdf This compact and thorough guide contains descriptions, technical specifications and illustrations of fighting knives and bayonets developed and used in countries around the world including France, Belgium, Germany Britain, the US, Australia, China and Central America. Accompanied by fascinating, detailed historical background, it explores the development of these wide ranging and adaptable weapons from the earliest effective fixed blade copper combat knives, bronze daggers and short swords used in ancient warfare- the rondel, baselard, and quillion steel daggers of middle ages- to the bayonets and trench knives of WWI- clandestine edged weapons developed for the SOE and OSS during WWII and beyond- and the various combat knives used by Contra rebels in the Central American jungle.

About Leroy Thompson

Leroy Thompson served in Vietnam and has spent many years teaching and training military and civilian forces on weapon-handling and armament instruction. He is also a noted author in the Greenhill Military Manual series and his works include Combat Shotguns, The Hostage Rescue Manual and The Bodyguard Manual.

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Author : Leroy Thompson
Publisher : Greenhill Books
Data Published : 15 August 2004
ISBN : 1853676144
EAN : 9781853676147
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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