For sale is a very rare Italian WW1 trench knife (pugnale da trincea). These were made from obsolete Carcano bayonets and used by specialist stormtroopers of the Italian army (Arditi). This particular one has been personalised on the handle. One side bears the Arditi war cry "A noi" and a skull clenching a dagger. The other side bears the text "Fiume" and XXII.The XXII stands for the 22th assault division. Was a disputed city after the war. A small part of the XXII joined the famous poet Gabriele d'Annunzio in the occupation of Fiume.
Overall a very nice and rare object! The item "WW1 Original and very rare Italian Arditi trench fighting knife" is in sale since Monday, January 21, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Italy". The seller is "klikmij" and is located in Huissen. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe.