US Army trench knife

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Titles US Army trench knife
Description A United States Army Model 1918 trench knife features a brass knuckle handle with individual finger loops and a double-edged dagger blade. Knives like this were used during World War I for close fighting in trenches
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 1/2 inches length (overall)
3 3/4 inches width (handle)
6 5/8 inches length (blade)
1 7/8 inch width (blade)
Nomenclature trench knife
Materials brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Creation Made by: Landers, Frary and Clark
Made in: United States
Subjects World War, 1914-1918--Equipment and supplies
World War I
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Military. 1914-1918 (World War I). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: 1918
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1982.78.6 (Accession Number)

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