2209 The bayonet

When we consider the bayonet (off the rifle), its history is the history of all direct combat warfare.

In modern times, if you are in personal combat where your last device is your bayonet, it means a lot of things have gone wrong for you to be in that situation. Do you have what it takes to survive? The next two minutes will tell.

This script was prepared by Allen J. Schuh who considers himself a serious student of the changing physical and social environment of the infantry rifleman.