WWI Trench Knife

Title

WWI Trench Knife

Subject

WWI war industry

Description

A World War I trench knife, used for combat. It has a triangular blade to make it more difficult for wounds to heal. Was later banned by Geneva Convention.

Creator

Landers, Frary & Clark

Publisher

Kellerstedt Collection, New Britain Industrial Museum.

Date

1917

Rights

CC BY SA

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Files

dagger inscription.jpg
trench dagger.jpg

Collection

Citation

Landers, Frary & Clark, “WWI Trench Knife,” Digital History 511: Theory & Practice, accessed February 3, 2023, https://library.ccsu.edu/dighistFall16/items/show/44.