The Patton Saber

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The Patton Saber

Postby Niner » Sat Dec 29, 2018 5:21 pm

Saw this story about the Patton saber. Seems General Patton designed this saber for US Calvary in WWI. Only problem was that the Calvary was no longer a usable part of the order of battle. What's interesting is that the blades were cut into three sections of first class steel and made into bayonets in WWII. I'm looking at one on ebay right now $30 by someone who doesn't know the story. You can tell the ersatz by the blood groove.

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