Old Photo Page 11


Updated 07/21/01

We thought it would be fun to share some old photos of edged cutlery that we have gathered over the years. If you have any you could submit, just e-mail them to us. We would love to see them. 


Parris_Isl_Charge.jpg (80836 bytes)

Parris Island June 14, 1942. Marine taking a hill at the point of the bayonet. Note the M1903 Springfield and M1905 bayonets with the M1917 leather scabbards. Typical issue at the time.


China_Marines2.jpg (147307 bytes)

Undated photo showing Marines of the Third Marine Regiment practicing bayonet drill prior to departure for duty in China. Photo taken in San Diego with Regiment under the command of Col. Henry C. Davis Note the use of the M1903 Springfield with M1905 bayonet. These Marines are using the web covered M1910 scabbard with the black leather tip.


Bayonet_Exercise_PC.jpg (86173 bytes)

A Post Card from Camp Upton in Brooklyn N.Y. Dated 3/25/18 it depicts bayonet drill in the camp. The note on the back reads: How would you like to be here, this is the life, nothing to do but drill all the time. Going over pretty soon, don't you wish you were? Will be back with the Kaisers crown pretty soon. Will try to get one for you. And maybe somebody else would like something of the Kaisers. Maybe Miss Lyons would. Yours Truly, Geo.