World War 1 was a very crucial event in the 20th century. It lasted roughly 4 years from 1914-1918. It was the first war of such large scale, involving making countries making it a 'world war'. It involved over 60 million soldiers and resulted in over 40 million causalities. With this being the first war of such magnitude, there are many treasured artifacts from this time frame. Some of these treasured items include many different bayonets.
There were dozens of countries involved in the World War 1 including Germany, the U.S., Great Britain, Russia, France, and many others. These countries fought with many different guns including the German Mauser, the British Lee-Enfield, and the French Berthier. Along with rifles come bayonets some of which are the M1898 Sawback, the M1905, and many different Springfield bayonets.