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Message to the Commander in Chief: Marine Corps Boot Camp- Bayonet Assault Course

Captain Clueless didn't build this, and he doesn't own it.

More U.S. Marines with bayonets.



H/T: Marc in Calgary from his comment on Horses and Bayonets post below.

1 comment to Message to the Commander in Chief: Marine Corps Boot Camp- Bayonet Assault Course

  • marc in calgary

    Before those on the left rush to the defense of B. Hussien and assail us with their knowledge of modern warfare not needing to include bayonet training (or horses..) ... I offer these 2 minutes of reading material:

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=0bd_1249524865

    "In May 2004, approximately 20 British troops in Basra were ambushed and forced out of their vehicles by about 100 Shiite militia fighters. When ammunition ran low, the British troops fixed bayonets and charged the enemy. About 20 militiamen were killed in the assault without any British deaths."

    "The bayonet charge appeared to succeed for three main reasons..."