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Ka Bar

Ka Bar knives, The history of US military knives

Ka Bar knives are famous for being among the most used knives during World War II by US forces. The brand began manufacturing its combat knives in 1898, and since then many of these military knives have retained their distinctive USMC i Ka Bar Design.

History of Ka Bar knives

Ka Bar knives were adopted by the US Marine Corps in 1942 as a combat knife supplied to the armed forces. From this moment, these military knives will become one of the iconic symbols of the Second World War. Among the classic lines made today by the brand, we remember the Ka Bar USMC line which includes the Ka Bar 1218 and the Ka Bar Mark 2.

Ka Bar knives Today

To this day, Ka Bar knives continue to be part of many of the tactical equipment used by the US military. The use of Ka Bar knives did not stop at the Second World War. In fact, the brand has produced army knives that have taken part in almost all US conflicts. Among the most relevant are, for example, the Gulf War or Iraq. Ka Bar Knives, to commemorate the participation of his knives in these conflicts, also makes many commemorative versions. Among these we remember, for example, the Ka Bar USMC OEF Afganistan or the Ka Bar USMC Iraqi Freedom US Marine Corps Knife.

Ka Bar USMC

The USMC Ka Bar Series is today one of the most requested combat knife lines by collectors all over the world. Its success is certainly linked to its history, as over the years these military knives have taken part in many of the most important international conflicts, thus becoming a historical and famous knife all over the world. Ka Bar USMC knives are also made by the brand in commemorative versions of the various international conflicts where these knives were used.

Conclusion:

Buying a Ka Bar knife means buying a piece of war history. Use a tool to which many men during the war entrusted their lives. So don't miss the opportunity to compare all the best Ka Bar knives available on Knife Park. On this page you will find over 60 different models that can be compared in terms of features and price! 

 

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