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Knife bayonet owned by a Danish resistance member

Object | Accession Number: 1989.297.1 a-b

The bayonet (a) has a grooved blade and attaches to a rifle by a deep groove in the handle. The sheath (b) has a leather upper that can be attached to a belt and a metal bottom that covers the bayonet blade. The leather and metal parts can be separated. The bayonet and bayonet sheath relate to Knud Dyby and his involvement with several Danish underground organizations during World War II

Date
1944-1945
Classification
Weapons
Object Type
Bayonets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Knud Dyby
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:25
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