Bayonet Fencing; France, c. 1890

Thrusting at the dummies

 

Thrusting at the dummies

 

Hand-colored French postcard…

French soldiers practice thrusting against vaguely anthropomorphic sandbags.

Previous Bayonet Images:

 

U.S. Bayonet Exercise

U.S. Bayonet Exercise

And of course, there will be more…

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