On December 9, 1942 after the start of World War II suggested KA-BAR knife to the United States Marine Corps in hopes that it would get GI to this branch of the military. Working with the Marine Quarter department, the original design was revised and production began of an improved combat knife and utility knife for the Marines.
The USMC KA-BAR was adopted by not only the Marines, but also the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Underwater Demolition Teams. The years after World War II, many KA-BAR knives unofficially activated in the Korean, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom conflicts.
Today remains the original USMC combat knife and pu utility knife the first choice for many men and women in service that wears it as their personal option knife. It is also a favorite of adventurers, survivalists, outdoor sportsmen and, of course, knife collectors who know that this knife deserves a place in their collection.
Blade length 17cm
Full length 30cm