Military Photo: KA-BAR, A Marines Best Friend

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Posted: 12/25/2019

DEC 11, 2019 - On December 9, 1942, after the start of World War II, KA-BAR submitted a knife to the United States Marine Corps in hopes that it would become a general issue to that branch of the military. The USMC KA-BAR was adopted by the Marines as well as the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Underwater Demolition Teams. Years after World War II, many KA-BAR knives were unofficially reactivated in the Korean, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom conflicts. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Taryn



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