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a knife that can be fixed to the end of a rifle and used as a weapon

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stab or kill someone with a bayonet

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Another dated May 17, 1915, reads: "By the time you receive my letter my regiment will be leading a bayonet charge with the hopes of breaking through the German lines.
The man who had taken part in the bayonet charge offered up some beautiful prayers for the Colonel's soul: they would have been a revelation to any bishop who could have overheard them.
I wonder if someone holds the record for surviving bayonet charges.
Although badly wounded, Tandey led a bayonet charge so erce that 37 of the enemy were driven into the hands of his company.
Even then, it took heroic bravery by the First Minnesota and the 20th Maine to save the day with desperate bayonet charges against superior numbers.
One local lad told our reporter of seeing the major leading a bayonet charge against enemy-machine gunners.
The final assault, with both sides running low on ammunition, consisted of Rebel yells and a fierce bayonet charge that threw the Union fighters into a panic, and as many as 1,200 or 1,300 of them broke and ran for their lives.
The battle of St George's Plateau, a bayonet charge on Great Homer Street and an attempt to storm Walton jail were just some of the events that occurred before the strikes were settled.
In the battle of Sainte-Foy of April 28th, 1760, the French carried the day with a bayonet charge that benefited from disorder on the advancing British flank.
Major General Shakil Ahmed's corpse was pitted with bullet holes and marks of a bayonet charge.
Field Marshal Manekshaw had credentials and a military record that is impeccable and he showed his grit when he ordered and led a counter-charge against the Japanese involving combat at close quarters and bayonet charge.
Neither should the bayonet charge be the first option unless the assessed threat is low enough to justify it.
Highlights of the battalion service included companies of the 13th Canadian Battalion serving under command of the 52nd with individual Canadians and Australians fighting together at Mouquet Farm and the spectacular bayonet charge at Villers-Bretonneux.
Mawhood's battle-hardened regulars of the 17th Regiment of Foot wasted no time in returning the volley, following it with a bayonet charge that scattered the weary American line.
He highlights the initial contact on July 1st, Joshua Chamberlain's bayonet charge of the 2nd, and, of course, the debacle known as Pickett's Charge of the third and final day.