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Overall length of the knife is mm 9.

His correspondence with his family gives good information about these early activities. British and Commonwealth military knives. The grip is heavy knurled brass.

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Jim Judy rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Jesper Larsen rated it liked w.efairbairn Aug 05, Return to Book Page. Kelly Yeaton has written a book about this called The First Commando Knives This is an excellent book and it describes the only true Shanghai knives.

W.e.fairbaurn not all bad, though, and several good points are still offered even if some of the content is a little out there. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: But William Fairbairn didn’t die.

This training proved useful when preparing the D-Day invasion by Allied Forces. If you’re looking for a how-to on individual combatives, there are better places to begin. In addition to developing the basis for the martials arts systems used by cops and special forces across the globe, he also invented the SWAT Team, came up with the idea of riot police, invented the police officer’s tactical bullet-proof vest, and created the knife that was used by the SAS, Army Rangers, and Marine Raiders in World War II.


Fairbairn emphasised the necessity of forgetting any idea of gentlemanly conduct or fighting fair: The thin aluminium crossguard is 64 mm 2. Preview — Get Tough! Fairbairn himself was expert in many martial arts like Chinese Kungfu or Japanese Judo and he eventually created his own fighting techniques to gain efficiency.

Combining combat pistol training and knife-fighting with small-unit room clearing techniques he devised himself, Fairbairn developed a special squad capable of breaking into criminal dens and taking down every asshole inside. All that stood between an almost endless army of gangsters, revolutionaries, criminals, and other violent anti-authority types were a few hundred overworked, underpaid, unappreciated Chinese, Sikh, and British police officers who spent roughly as much time avoiding bullets as they did filling out paperwork.

As I understand it, this is the British version of what we in the States know as the book “Get Tough! These bayonets had excellent steel. The blade is mm 5. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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He also survived over non-training street fights in his lifetime w.e.airbairn a police officer and was allegedly covered from face to ankle in scars from knife wounds he received in life-or-death battles with dirtbag criminal scumbags on the streets of Shanghai. He had been an officer at a sniping unit during the Great War.


Join us to share your vision of China. We w.e.fxirbairn told that they cut the bayonets in two parts and made two knives from each so they became rather short.

Steel hilt and Different hilts. Commenter avec CanalBlog Utiliser Facebook. It also features content on knot-tying, basics of prisoner restraint, escaping a capturer’s control holds and a short section on firearms.

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This is, as the title suggests, truly “All In Fighting. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

From Shanghai to Normandy D-Day: W.E.Fairbairn

Note the two bolts through the wooden grip, which will make it unsuitable as raw material for a fighting knife. Back to Gothia Arms Historical Society. Fairbairn and Sykes were both commissioned as second lieutenants on 15 July