My book Bowie Knife Fights, Fighters, and Fighting Techniques is available from Paladin Press. This blog contains additional information about the bowie knife, as well as the fighting knives of other nations.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Use of the Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife

Trooper Stan W. Scott, a WW II veteran of Britain's No. 3 Army Commando, demonstrates the use of the Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife in this video, filmed at the National Army Museum in London.


  1. Damn. Grandpa still looks mean after all these years.

  2. Hi my question is. I have 2nd pattern F.S fighting knife and the handle on the knife turns is that ok. Or is the knife broken. Ty for any help you can give me. Big K