Allied Military Fighting Knives and The Men Who Made Them Famous
By Robert A. Buerlein
“THE FINEST WORK EVER
PRODUCED ON THE SUBJECT”
- Knife World
“In-depth, accurate, fascinating…by the outstanding authority of military
Colonel Aaron Bank, USA (Ret.)
Founder, U.S. Army Special Forces
“The ‘Bible’ on this subject…military knife collectors are blessed to have
R. G. Rosenquist, Director
U.S. Marine Raider Museum
“Must reading for military historians and knife afficionados.”
William S. Story, Exec. Sec.
First Special Service Force Assn.
Two books in one…military knives and elite forces…the first book ever to
analyze wartime Allied elite force missions while examining why and how
their fighting knives were designed to be the most efficient “tools of
the trade” possible.
Heavily illustrated – large photos of 358 knives – and 120 additional
illustrations and photos of combat troops or knives.
Large format, 8 ½ ” by 11”, 183 pages. Soft cover.
Internationally researched, firsthand accounts from the men “who were
there” in combat with these knives – and men who actually designed the
Includes all models of Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knives; V-42 Stilettos;
U.S. Marine Raider Stilettos; OSS Stilettos and clandestine knives; and
the two leading private-purchase military knives used in all theaters,
Ek Commando Knives and Randalls.
+ $4 packaging and shipping