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Emerson, Frank Edmund
808937093
75-155 Lunapule St
Kailua Kona, HI
 
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808323331
81-6586C Mamalahoa Hwy
Kealakekua, HI
 
Security Equipment Corporation
(808) 589-0911
1322 Young St Ste 100
Honolulu, HI
 
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64-1066 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI
 
Z Sports
504 Kalanikoa St Bay 7
Hilo, HI
 
Don'S Guns
808937810
76 5908 Mamalahoa Hwy
Holualoa, HI
 
The Hunting Shop Of Kauai
(808) 245-3006
4100 Rice St.
Lihue, HI
 
Volcano Store Inc, The
808967721
19 4005 Haunani Rd
Volcano, HI
 
Shooters Paradise
(808) 246-0223
3156 Oihana St.
Lihue, HI
 
Kobayashi, Nash I
808935876
156 Laukona St
Hilo, HI
 

Bayonets: An Illustrated History

Bayonets: An Illustrated History
August 11, 2008
by  Blade Staff
Posed against the technology of today’s modern warfare, the bayonet seems out of place, an anachronism in the post-nuclear age. When you think of a bayonet your mind likely pictures a WWI- or WWII-era basic training camp with doughboys running full-tilt at a straw dummy and an angry drill instructor screaming “Kill” at the top of his lungs. 

Maybe you picture a Civil War daguerreotype of a lone Confederate soldier, a look of deadly seriousness on his face, his gun at the ready complete with bayonet, sharpened and ready for any hand-to-hand combat he might face on the fields of battle. Or, perhaps you see an infantry division on Omaha Beach, charging into battle.

 It’s a rare occasion when today’s fighting men and women use a bayonet. The M16 carries a bayonet lug, but it’s hardly ever put to use. Acts of war are done remotely, with the push of a button. Bayonets: An Illustrated History pays tribute to these weapons that brought war up-close and personal. It’s not a glorification of battle, but a catalog of 300 bayonets from 37 countries. 

Inside you’ll find 250 pages of color photos that document the huge variety of styles. The history, evolution, and development are traced along with period photos. Blade enthusiasts will love the close-up pictures that show every detail of hilt and blade.

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