BAYONET PICTURES

As part of long term plans i have started collecting pictures of troops wearing their bayonets, I would appreciate any examples that people would like to share with me and the sites visitors, I shall be showing them here and ultimately adding them to the displays of the bayonets either in my collection or those supplied by other people.

 

ARGENTINA

  1909
    1909 
Remington? 
Time in service portrait, unknown bayonet
1891
With 1891 mounted on the waist
  FN FAL

 

AUSTRIA

Large socket
flat strip ersatz
67, 70 or 73? 
1895 NCO with ball finial on muzzle ring 
 1888 or 1886 with adjusting screw on top of muzzle ring
bayonet and large maschine fesser 
Werndle 
Austrian with 1888 

 

AUSTRALIA

  Australian with hooked quillion 1907
WW1 1st A.I.F. photo, 13th Australian Service Corps wearing S.D. Cap, Bandolier & showing clear view of shoulder titles for 13 A.S.C. plus Hook Quillion Bayonet on 1903 pattern leather waist belt, 

 

BELGIUM

1889 short
Long bayonet
 
  Long 1899 
Belgian "Ambush" think the blades are Comblains
Belgian 1916?
1899 
1895 double edged sword blade 
Belgian with 1899 


BULGARIA

 Officer with 1895, does not appear to have quillion 
1895
1895 in a double suspension frog with an interesting moiunting method Sept 1929
1888? edge down and no cross guard rivets
1895

 

BURMA

Burmese troops in 1944 undergo training with UK 1907's

 

CANADA

1915 in Canada with Ross bayonet

 

 CHINA

Mosin Nagant
 SKS rifles and bayonets 

 

EAST GERMANY




1946 East German troops on parade

 

ECUADOR

Officers in 1970's graduation day

 

EGYPT

Nassau in trainign with HAkim rifle and bayonet
Fedayeen commandos undergoing training

 

ESTONIA

Mosin 1891's

 

FIJI

 WWI Fijians training with UK 1907 

 

FINLAND

    Mosin with Ersatz metal scabbard 

 

FRANCE

Good picture of 1866 frog
1886 in wear, it appears to have a hilt groove but close examiantionshows it to be a shadow only
British and French troops share a cigarette in Etaples in 1916, French guard has an 1874 bayonet
  1892 
French 1866
1866
  1874 Gras
French 1892 Mannlicher 
 1866 Mounted 
studio shot with British sailor both have 1874 Gras
2 Chasseurs a pied with Lebel 
 7 Artillerie a pied with Lebel 
1 Infantrie de ligne with Lebel 

 

GERMANY

Bavarian with round cleaning hole bavarian 98/05
98/02
84/98aA
   
71/84
     
     
     
    Unit with Ersatz blades 
     
71-84 
    98-05 
    Brass hilt 
    S98 
    S98 
    98-05 and S98 
 
  With Ersatz bayonet
 
 
S71
S98 
WWI German with Ersatz bayonet
WWI German with S71 
WWII German 84/98 
  German medic with Mosin Nagant Rifle
Thanks to M Curran
 Staged with 84/98 upper troop seems to be wearign a byaoent as well as having one on his rifle
With Mosin Nagant rilfe an bayonet, scabbard appears to be the heavy "zinc" ersatz german scabbard
German with Czech VZ24 with muzzle ring 
84/98 
S98 
German WWI with ersatz bayonet
Ersatz mounted on Kar98 
  S98 
84/98's 
S98 
WWI German 98/05? looks a little thin in the steel scabbard so maybe a 1914? 
S98's 
1871 i thought but actually dress sword
(thanks to Jeff for correction)
German troops with ? bayonet but nice trodel


HOLLAND

Dutch marine with 1895

 

 INDIA


Indian bayonet training clearly showing a white band on the bayonet
Sikhs training in WWI
Indian Troops practice with SMLE with white hilted and scabbarded 1907


ITALY

Kid with toy rifle with socket bayonet
  Young boy with what I think is a daisy rifle and bayonet
Thanks to Jeff Hayes this has been Identified as an Italian toy rifle with a folding bayonet
 


JAPAN

Japanese training rifle
 Japanese girls trainign with Arisakas 
    Arisaka 
  Mounting an Arisaka
Arisaka on river watch
Winter warrior with Arisaka
School girls training
    1955 with training rifles 


JUGOSLAVIA

VZ23

 

JORDAN

    Jordan King Abdulla's Arab Legion P1907 


 LATVIA

UK 1888
UK 1888
  UK 1888 
  P13 or P17 bayonets on parade 
  P13 or P17 bayonets UK leather frogs and scabbards 
  UK 1888 
  UK 1888 

 

LITHUANIA

  UK 1888 on Lee Enfield 
 German 5 groove hilt Ersatz 

NICURAGUA
Remington Socket


PAKISTAN

  strange long AK bayonet 

 

PAPUA NEW GUINEA
UK 1907

 

Press

  Santa Claus picture showing him delivering weapons

 

RUMANIA

lining up for war in WWI

 

RUSSIA

    Imperial Guard in 1902 with Berdan bayonet 
  Russian Imperial Soldier 's with Berdan II Bayonet Photo, 1890s.
Thanks to my friends on BN for correcting my ID
  Russian WWI Soldier 's with Arisaka Bayonet Photo 1915, is this a UK issue or one captured from the Japanese during the war itself 
Female telegraphers training in 1944, seems to be a mix of 1891 Mosins and SVT rifles
Unknown Knife


SENEGAL

 French Semegalese troops with 1907's? 
 French Semegalese troops with 1907's? 

 

SERBIA

  Serbian picture, bayonet appears to be an 1895
  
Serbian picture appears to be an S98 bayonet 
  Serbian picture bayonet appears to be an 1895 
  The picture is from Serbia so I shall assume the troops are carrying long and short versions of the Yugoslavian M24 bayonets rather than Czech VZ23 and VZ24 models.
  Serbian picture, bayonet appears to be an 1895
 


SPAIN

    1893 
    1913 


SWEDEN

1867 Socket


SWITZERLAND

Swiss 11 and 14


TANZANIA

Tanzanian kids marchign with chinese supplied wooded rifles and bayonets


TURKEY

 
  News paper cartoon with Turkish sword sharpening


USA

  Harpers Bazaar 1876
 
 
1855 with scabbard on the belt
 
Colored troop with 1855 
  WWII advert 1905 
 Soldier with Machette and M1917 Bolo knife 
training bayonets 
  1905  
  Vietnam training with M1 
  WWI training wooden rifle 
  Civil War Ames 
  Dummy rifle bayonet training 
WWI Americans with 1905, note early Krag hanger on center bayonet 
  Krag
 
 
  Krag? 
Doughboy with 1905 
  Scabbard looks like 1917? 
1905
National guard escorting students with M4
National Guard with P17 in 60's


UK

Prints from WWI period showing Troops in action
UK troop with Metford rifle and 1888
Thanks to M Curran
1907 
  UK Home guard troop on watch at White Cliffs of Dover with P13/17 bayonet in home guard frog, detail of larger picture at a museum somewhere in the UK
  Commonwealth troop with Hooked Quillion 1907 on wall
Thanks to M Curran
Member of the Dublin Fusileers with trophy - S71
Thanks to M Curran
  UK No7's worn by Royal Marines in 1948 on  SMLE rifles not the Sten guns as normally said to be the case

UK L1A? in Belfast

L3A1 in the hands of "Pixie Dust"



VATICAN CITY

 Remington Yataghan 


UNKNOWN

   Sold as an Egyptian but.....? 
A series of pictures bought from Australia but of What and where and with what bayonet i have no idea.

Bayonet and rifle are identified as French, another picture of the same lass has a date of 1944 and indicates southern Italy.