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Camillus

The Camillus is a combat knife produced by the Camillus Cutlery Company. It was the Close Range weapon of the French Foreign Legion.

DescriptionEdit

The Camillus combat knife is similar in appearance to the KA-BAR knife, with a long straight blade ending in a clip point, and a grip made from leather washers.

UsesEdit

The Camillus is used for cutting, slicing and thrusting, and was used both as a fighting knife and a utility knife. Camillus shipped more than 13 million knives of various styles to the Allies during World War II, the most well-known being the 1219C2/Mark 2 Fighting Utility Knife.

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