This is a large “commando” style fighting knife made by Western and used by the United States military.
Circa World War II.
15-3/8” length and 2-1/2” width (sheath).
Steel and wood with stitched leather sheath.
Leather strip to hold knife in sheath (half of snap is missing).
This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAIJX04 LCDEX8/10
7 (Very Fine): Knife and sheath show moderate wear and snap is broken.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.