You Can Buy A Knife Or You Can Buy A KA-BAR!

Shortly after the start of World War 2, KA-BAR began working with the Marine Quartermaster to design a fighting knife for the United States Marine Corps. Soon, production was underway on the fighting/utility knife that would later make KA-BAR a widely recognized name.

When the war escalated, the demand for the fighting/utility knives became so great that KA-BAR could not keep up. As a result, the government assigned several knife companies during the war. KA-BAR’s wartime production alone totaled more than one million knives.

The KA-BAR knives became so well-recognized for their quality and so abundant that “KA-BAR” became the name by which most referred to this style fighting/utility knife.


Here are 3 of their KA-BAR knives with the United States Marine Corps Eagle Globe, and Anchor and the United States Army insignia.





KA-BAR’s other production knives are for those that are ready for the zombie apocalypse. In an ever-changing world, the need for preparedness has never been greater. without notice the game can change and the rules no longer apply. Questioning your gear at a crucial moment is not an option. Whether setting up camp or securing you perimeter, the Original Zombie knives are designed to perform under the most rigorous, unexpected and apocalyptic situations. Are you prepared?








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One thought on “You Can Buy A Knife Or You Can Buy A KA-BAR!

  • July 25, 2015 at 5:53 PM

    Be aware that any knife with a blade greater than 5.5 inches is illegal in Texas. Also, the original design Ka-Bar Marine fighting knife, since it technically has two edges, even if one is not sharpened, may also be illegal in Texas.


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