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2015
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF U.S. MILITARY POCKET KNIVES
From the Revolutionary War to the Present
Michael W. Silvey
• Pictorial history of all U.S. military pocket knives
• Covers from the Revolutionary War to the present
• Examples of many knives never before shown in print
This book is a color celebration of the pocket knives of the United States military, and features both U.S.
and foreign-made models. It is a historical chronology beginning with the first folders of the early 1800s
and ending with the high-tech knives of the twenty-first century. There are nearly 400 color photographs
showing hundreds of different issue pocket knives—single-blade, multi-blade, and multi-tool—including
many that have never been shown in a publication before. Clear, up-close images present manufacturers’
marks in great detail. This is a book that will be opened time and again just for the pleasure of viewing. It
is a book that has something for the beginner as well as the advanced collector and others interested in the
cutlery history of the United States military.
Michael W. Silvey
has been a knife enthusiast for many years. This is the seventh book he has authored
on U.S. military knives.
Size: 7" x 10" • 389 color images • 224 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4827-3 • hard cover • $39.99
FOR RELATED BOOKS SEE PAGE 76 • AVAILABLE IN SEPTEMBER
COMBAT KNIVES AND KNIFE COMBAT:
Knife Models, Carrying Systems, Combat Techniques
Dietmar Pohl & JimWagner
• Covers both offensive and defensive techniques
• Includes a chapter on Hollywood’s interpretation of knife fighting
• Full knife combat description by JimWagner, including first aid
This comprehensive compendium covers all aspects of self-defense knives, including their history,
development, and technology, as well as practice, training, and combat techniques. Learn about the historical
development of modern self-defense knives and their various technical systems, designs, and materials. The
book covers various possibilities for carrying an SD-knife, answers questions such as whether a folder or
fixed blade is the right choice, and gives recommendations on training knives. The most important combat
knives and knife combats of Hollywood movies are included. Readers will learn the basics of Wagner’s
reality-based training system. Contributions fromwell-known knife and combat experts such as Sal Glesser,
Michael Janich, Frank Metzner, Joachim Friedrich, Dieter Knüttel, and Sohny cover special topics such as
butterfly and karambit knives, escrima, and self-defense against dogs.
Dietmar Pohl
is a renowned knife expert and designer.
JimWagner
is an experienced trainer of police
and military units, such as the German GSG9.
Size: 7" x 10" • 493 color & b/w photos • 200 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4834-1 • hard cover • $45.00
FOR RELATED BOOKS SEE PAGE 76 • AVAILABLE IN JULY
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