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Re commando Knife

November 2 2011 at 3:46 PM
Robert Wilson 


Response to PPCLI (Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife)

This Knife was issued to the QORofC and a number of other regiments (officially or unofficially) involved in the D-Day landing in WW2. The only difference that I can see from the knife shown is the sheath holding the knife. I sold dad's knife( he was with the QOR) to a Yank who was a member of a QORofC re-enactment group based out of the States believe it or not. Use to have lots of fun as a kid playing soldier in the back yard with that knife along with a german luger that dad had smuggled home with him after the war. Of course lucky for me he never knew I had found their hiding place in the house.lol

 
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