Bayonet Drill; France, c. 1910

\Hold still!

Hold still!

Beats frisbee golf any old day…

French chasseurs in full battle gear test their bayonet skills against an assortment of dummies arranged in various positions. A stout heart was required to stab a sitting, straw-filled shape in the back…

One response to “Bayonet Drill; France, c. 1910

  1. “A stout heart was required to stab a sitting, straw-filled shape in the back…”

    Somehow – I guess yes, if you think about WHAT they were training…

    Thanks for sharing!

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