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Boker Plus V-42 Devil's Brigade Dagger 7" Blade, Leather Handles - 02BO1942


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Part #: BO02BO1942 | Boker Knives
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BO02BO1942: Boker Plus V-42 Devil's Brigade
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Devil's Brigade originated in July of 1942. Under the official title, 1st Special Service Force, American and Canadian soldiers were combined together to form a special task force trained for battle behind enemy lines. The origin of many special units can be traced back to this special force. Due to numerous nocternal operations where all faces were blackened for camouflage, the German Wehrmacht invented their nickname, "Black Devils," which bore witness of the great respect they had of their enemy, although their unit was relatively small. In 1943 and 1944, the 1st SSF successfully completed many operations in Italy and France, impacting military operations. An important piece of equipment of the Devil's Brigade was the specially designed V-42 combat knife, which was also part of the intensive close combat training. The handle of compressed leather discs ends in a pointed impact cap. A thick leather padding underneath the slightly curved pommel offered protection from injury. The double-edged blade of the dagger features a corrugated thumb rest for a secure grip. To this day, the crest of the Special Forces of the U.S. Army adorns this legendary dagger. We not only deliver this exclusive collector's item with its classic leather sheath, but also with a replica of the cloth insignia of the unit, which is the red spearhead, and with a reproduction of the original German sticker with the words "The worst is yet to come!", which was stuck behind enemy lines in order to demoralize the enemy. A premium collector's ensemble, especially ideal for aficionados of military history!
  • Overall length: 12"
  • Blade length: 7"
  • Weight: 7.0 oz.
  • Blade material: SK5 carbon steel
  • Handle material: Leather
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 788857020722

Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to Kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
Boker Plus V-42 Devil's Brigade Dagger 7" Blade, Leather Handles5.000 (8 reviews)
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Boker Plus V-42 Devil's Brigade Dagger 7" Blade, Leather Handles
5 out of 5
Pros: Blade Material, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Weight, Materials, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Solider Gift
Excellent condition both blade and sheath.Given to soldier based on history.He was impressed and honored.
Boker Plus V-42 Devil's Brigade Dagger 7" Blade, Leather Handles
5 out of 5
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Great Product
Bought this as a gift for my father and he loved it. It came at an amazing time, no issues when purchased. Very happy with service.
Boker Plus V-42 Devil's Brigade Dagger 7" Blade, Leather Handles
5 out of 5
Stafford, Va
Pros: Overall Quality, Handle Material, Blade Material
Cons: Sheath/Scabbard, None
Excellent Replica of the Real Thing
I put this dagger into a shadow box, which is presented to personnel upon their departure from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations / Low Intensity Conflict. It is an heirloom item that recognizes the individual's contribution to supporting special operations around the globe.The craftsmanship is superb. The packaging is first rate. This last order was filled, shipped, and received in just four days - start to finish.
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