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If the training were realistic, our high school boys would be instructed in how to twist a bayonet in another boy’s body, how to wear gas masks, how to throw grenades, how to battle cooties and rats and spend hours in mud in trenches.
YOUR MILE TIMES FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL FITNESS TEST MAY BE PART OF NATIONAL HISTORYIAN DOUGLASS/MELNOVEMBER 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He charged that the central government was attempting to “rewrite all law” and preparing to force integration on the state with “troops and bayonets,” as they had done in Mississippi, and he pledged never to submit voluntarily.
HOW ROBERT F. KENNEDY SHAPED HIS BROTHER'S RESPONSE TO CIVIL RIGHTSPATRICIA SULLIVANAUGUST 11, 2021TIME
He received the Silver Star for his actions in Velletri, where he repelled an enemy attack with his machine-gun section, and once traversed a minefield with his fellow soldiers by forcing sheep through first at bayonet point.
CHARLES COOLIDGE, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FROM WORLD WAR II, DIES AT 99HARRISON SMITHAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The point of the bayonet emerges through the left side of his chest, exactly where his heart is.
A CITY TRIED TO MOVE A MONUMENT. THE FIGHT THAT ENSUED SHOWS THE POWER OF HISTORYKEITH LOWEDECEMBER 8, 2020TIME
Thirty-two feet high, standing on a granite plinth, is a bronze statue of a bound-and-gagged soldier being stabbed through the back with a bayonet.
A CITY TRIED TO MOVE A MONUMENT. THE FIGHT THAT ENSUED SHOWS THE POWER OF HISTORYKEITH LOWEDECEMBER 8, 2020TIME
I only saw the glitter of a bayonet which a Mexican thrust into his shoulder, at the very moment he was helping me up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
To save his faithful servant Frank wheeled Nejdi, and cut down a native who was lunging at Chumru with a bayonet.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Mine should be of pure steel; I have ordered her out of my consciousness these last weeks at the point of the bayonet.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They are faced by a horrid redoubt held by machine guns, and they are to rush it with the bayonet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
At the critical moment of the Austrian counter-attack at Dego, Lannes cleared the village by a brisk bayonet charge.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BAYONET

  • bayonet
  • brand
  • carve
  • chop
  • cleave
  • clip
  • cut
  • drive
  • gore
  • hit
  • hurt
  • injure
  • jab
  • jag
  • knife
  • open up
  • penetrate
  • pierce
  • plow
  • plunge
  • prick
  • prong
  • punch
  • ram
  • run through
  • saber
  • shank
  • sink
  • slice
  • spear
  • stick
  • thrust
  • transfix
  • wound
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