One less skill for soldiers to master at boot camp: bayonet training – CSMonitor.com

One less skill for soldiers to master at boot camp: bayonet training – CSMonitor.com: “In 2004, with ammunition running low, a British unit launched a bayonet charge toward a trench outside of Basra, Iraq, where some 100 members of the Mahdi Army militia were staging an attack. The British soldiers later said that though some of the insurgents were wounded in the bayonet charge itself, others were simply terrified into surrender.”

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