BC-41 Blade

Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
TypeBlade
Length280.000 mm
Blade Length170.000 mm

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ww2dbaseThe original design that would ultimately become the BC-41 knucklebuster-dagger fighting knives of WW2 came from the WW1 era, where these weapons were used as effective close-range commando weapons used in the trenches during WW1. They were manufactured by a number of knife manufacturers in Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. They had four rings on the brass handles for the four fingers grasping each knife, and the sharpened sides of the blades faced the wielders, which was meant for silent killing. During the early phases of the European War of WW2, these blades served generally in the same role until they were gradually replaced by the Fairbairn-Sykes design starting in Jan 1941.

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Last Major Revision: May 2012




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