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Inversion Folder (BLUE) - Designer Knife


This is one of the best built knives in our inventory. The craftmenship on this line of knives is far superior than that of similar pocket folders in this price range!

The unique design on this folder is the fact that the blade is sharpened on the inner radius edge and the outside edge is not!





HANDLE MATERIAL: Silver colored cast aluminum with 2 acrylic plates mounted on both sides of the handle for a slip proof grip; also includes a clip on back for belt attachment

Price: 8.79

PathFinder Hunting Knife
This streamlined stainless steel hunting knife has an attractive multi-colored wood handle with a comfortable grip. The full-tang stainless steel blade has a slight curve and is sharp to the touch. This knife measures a full 8.75 inches in length the blade being 4.25 inches long.

Included is a genuine leather sheath for transportation and protection.
Price: 7.69

Trail Seeker Hunting Knife
This simple yet effective hunting knife has a beautiful multi-colored wood handle that provides a natural grip and a distinctive appearance. The full tang stainless steel blade measures approximately 4.75 inches in length the overall knife being 9 inches long.

Included is a genuine leather sheath for storing and carrying this wonderful piece.
Price: 6.59

8 Inch Razor Hunting Knife
This beautiful hunting knife measures approximately 8 inches in length and has an eye-catching multi-colored wooden handle. The full-tang steel blade is approximately 5 inches long and has a slight serpentine curve to it as well as a "horn" bladed tip.

A genuine leather sheath is included and fastens easily to a belt for easy transportation.
Price: 7.69

Stealth Hunter Hunting Knife
This general purpose hunting knife is 10.5 inches long and crafted of stainless steel. The wood handle has a natural feel while the 6.25 inch long blade is very useful. The blade is razor sharp and has a serrated edge for added versatility.

Included with this great knife is a genuine leather sheath for easy transportation and protection of the knife.
Price: 7.69

36 Knife Set with Counter Display Jug
Stainless Steel Pocket Knife Collection

Overall length: 5.25"
Blade length: 2.25"
Handle length: 3"
Blade Material: Stainless Steel with sharpened and serrated blades
Handle Material: Hardened Acrylic

What a bargain! Get 36 knives YES 36 for one price! These handy little knives are fully-functional folding pocket knives each with their own keychain. Don't let their size fool you though! All these knives have stainless steel razor-sharp blades with serrated/sharpened blades. These knives are lightweight and come in 6 different colors: blue yellow black silver green and red.

The best thing about these knives is that it comes in its own point-of-purchase display jug! It opens up in seconds and is instantly ready to be your best-selling impulse item. The jug is blank so you can put whatever graphics you want on it. Everyone will want these knives!
Price: 27.49

Tactical Timber Folding Knife

M Tech Timber Series

  • Frame Lock Blade

  • Matte finish

  • 440 Stainless Steel

  • Dagger Style blade

  • Closed Length:4-3/4"

  • Blade Length 3-1/2"

  • Pakkawood Handles

  • Metal clip on Back

Price: 19.79

Jungle King 14 Inch Hunting Knife with Nylon Sheath

This 14 inch survival knife with drop point blade features a thick quality stainless steel blade with serrated top edge. Textured and ribbed solid metal handle and guard. Injection molded sheath with jungle military green cord wraps and lanyard.

Survival kit includes:

  • multi function skinning knife
  • can opener
  • throwers
  • slingshot
  • matches
  • compass
  • sewing kit
  • fishing kit
  • bandaids
  • tweezers
  • signaling mirror
  • and more

Part of the kit is stored in a plastic tube inside the handle which seals with a rubber O-ring to increase water resistance. The rest is stored inside the sheath.
Price: 43.99

Oversized Collector's Folding Knife w/Display Stand
Rebel Rider Jumbo Folding Knife

Overall length: 17"
Blade length: 7.5"
Handle length: 9.5"
Blade material: Stainless Steel sharpened
Handle material: Acrylic
Stand length: 19" x 4.75"
Stand material: Stained Wood with Hardware

If you collect knives you must get this one! Very unique with eye-catching graphics and presentation. You won't believe your eyes! Imagine a standard folding pocket knife enlarged by 300%! This is a fully-functional folding knife complete with locking and release mechanism. And the blade is not for play! The blade is sharpened stainless steel and 1.8" thick at its thickest end. The blade makes up most of the 2 pound weight!

The handle sports a fantastic high resolution graphic of a custom motorcycle chopper riding into stylized flames. And as an added splash of decoration a metallic sculptured emblem of a motorcyle engine adorned the front of the handle on one side.

The display stand is designed for ones desk and should be the centerpiece of your knife collection. Pre-drilled pieces will make assembly of this stand quick and easy with the supplied hardware.
Price: 24.19

Mini Defender Hunting Knife
This small yet powerful hunting knife measures 7.5 inches in length and is hand-made and well-crafted. The all-wood handle has a sure grip and a natural feel. The matching pommel and hilt are crafted of brass and trim the piece nicely. The stainless steel blade is 4 inches in length and sharp to the touch.

Included is a genuine leather sheath for transportation whcih can be secured from a belt easily.
Price: 6.59

POWER EDGE Pocket Folder
The 440 stainless

steel blade on this one is sharp. The teeth serations are sharp.

The overall length on

the open knife is 8.5 inches.

The handle is

produced from steel and aircraft quality aluminum making this a durable


This is one of the

hottest knives on the market.

Price: 8.79

Cam Lock Lady Finger Knife

The 440 stainlesssteel blade half serrated and is very sharp.The teeth serations are sharp.

The overall length onthe open knife is 8.75 inches.

The handle isproduced from steel and high quality resins making this a durableknife. The knife can be disassembled for easy cleaning and maintenance

The cam lock design ensures this one will be locked and hold up to the toughest of jobs. An adjusment screw is also a great feature that assists with tension of the opening action. This is one of thehottest knives on the market.
Price: 9.89

11 Inch Green Beret Survival Knife

Green Beret 11" Survival Knife w/ Compass

  • Full Tang Knife Construction
  • Compass Inlayed In Handle
  • Military Green Hard ABS Plastic Handle
  • 11" Overall Length  
  • 6 1/2" Full Tang Blade
  • Non-Reflective Black Finish
  • Includes Nylon Sheath

Price: 21.99

23 Inch Chinese Archaic Bronze Sword


This sword has a full bronze cast blade. This is an authentic Rustic blade that is a great display item.

The handle is made from wood as is the display plaque.

There is no other sword like this currently on the market. It is definitely a unique item.
Price: 50.59

This full stainless steel 13 inch SURVIVAL KNIFE is ready for the most demanding field use. The blade and handle are made from a high quality stainless steel.

The handle is hollowed and contains a compass fishing hook and line matches and needle and thread.

The FREE sheath has a sharpening stone attached so you can be sureyou will always have a sharp knife.

The blade has a seration on the top and a very sharp blade other.

Price: 15.39

DEER Collector BOWIE Knife


The knife is filled with excellent detail from the handle to the embossed picture of the deer in its natural habitat on the blade. There is also a picture of 2 deer head butting on both sides of the handle.

Overall Length: 12"
Blade Length: 7"
Blade Thickness: 3/32"
Blade Material: 440 Stainless Steel
Handle Material: Steel Cast with Decorative Molds Deer Artwork
Sheath: Genuine Leather
List Price - $17.99

Price: 8.79

Flying Dragon Slayer with Stand


This knife has an artistic design with menacing overtones.

Polished dark silver cast handle in the shape of a flying dragonlike creature!

Long stylish blade

Dagger Specs:

Overall Length: 18-1/4"

Blade Length: 10"

Blade Thickness: 1/8 "

Blade Material: 420 J2 stainless steel

Handle Material: Cast Steel with a weathered gray-metal finish .

Display: 16" x 4-3/4" wood with a stained lacquered finish plus brass fittings.

List Price - $54.99

Price: 21.99

Red American Heroes Fire Fighter Knife

Extreme Series All Metal Heavy Duty Fire Fighter Rescue Knife RED Aluminum Handles features:

  • built in belt / line cutter

  • metal clip on back

  • Fire Dept Emblem on Front

  • 440 Stainless Steel Black Finish Blade

  • One Hand Opening for Left or Right hand Open

  • Length: 8"

  • Closed Length: 4-3/4"

  • Blade Length: 3-1/2"

Price: 17.59



War is the reciprocal and violent application of force between hostile political entities aimed at bringing about a desired political end-state via armed conflict. In his seminal work, On War, Carl Von Clausewitz calls war the "continuation of political intercourse, carried on with other means."[1] War is an interaction in which two or more militaries have a “struggle of wills”.[2] When qualified as a civil war, it is a dispute inherent to a given society, and its nature is in the conflict over modes of governance rather than sovereignty. War is not considered to be the same as mere occupation, murder or genocide because of the reciprocal nature of the violent struggle, and the organized nature of the units involved.

War is also a cultural entity, and its practice is not linked to any single type of political organisation or society. Rather, as discussed by John Keegan in his “History Of Warfare”, war is a universal phenomenon whose form and scope is defined by the society that wages it. [3] The conduct of war extends along a continuum, from the almost universal tribal warfare that began well before recorded human history, to wars between city states, nations, or empires. A group of combatants and their support is called an army on land, a navy at sea, and air force in the air. Wars may be prosecuted simultaneously in one or more different theatres. Within each theatre, there may be one or more consecutive military campaigns. A military campaign includes not only fighting but also intelligence, troop movements, supplies, propaganda, and other components. Continuous conflict is traditionally called a battle, although this terminology is not always fed to conflicts involving aircraft, missiles or bombs alone, in the absence of ground troops or naval forces.

War is not limited to the human species, as ants engage in massive intra-species conflicts which might be termed warfare. It is theorized that other species also engage in similar behavior, although this is not well documented. [4][5][6]



[edit] History of war

Main article: History of war

Some believe war has always been with us; others stress the lack of clear evidence that war is not in our prehistoric past, and the fact that many peaceful, non-military societies have and still do exist.

Originally, war likely consisted of small-scale raiding. Since the rise of the state some 5000 years ago, military activity has occurred over much of the globe. The advent of gunpowder and the acceleration of technological advances led to modern warfare.

Since the close of the Vietnam War, the ideas expounded by the Prussian military theorist Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) have come to thoroughly permeate American military writing, doctrinal, theoretical, and historical. His book On War, first published (as Vom Kriege) in 1832, was adopted as a key text at the Naval War College in 1976, the Air War College in 1978, the Army War College in 1981. It has always been central at the U.S. Army's School for Advanced Military Studies at Leavenworth (founded in 1983). The U.S. Marine Corps's brilliant little philosophical field manual FMFM 1: Warfighting (1989) is essentially a distillation of On War, and the newer Marine Corps Doctrinal Publications (MCDPs, c.1997) are equally reflective of Clausewitz's basic concepts.*1

This is not the first time Clausewitz has been in fashion. Indeed, On War has been the bible of many thoughtful soldiers ever since Field Marshal Helmuth von Moltke attributed to its guidance his stunning victories in the wars of German unification (1864, 1866, 1870-71). Nor is it the first time that individual American soldiers and military thinkers have been attracted by his ideas: George Patton, Albert Wedemeyer, and—especially—Dwight Eisenhower were intensely interested in what he had to say.

It is, however, the first time that the American armed forces as institutions have turned to Clausewitz. While the philosopher had insisted that war was "simply the expression of politics by other means," the traditional attitude of American soldiers had been that "politics and strategy are radically and fundamentally things apart. Strategy begins where politics end. All that soldiers ask is that once the policy is settled, strategy and command shall be regarded as being in a sphere apart from politics."*2 The sudden acceptability of Clausewitz in the wake of Vietnam is not difficult to account for, for among the major military theorists only Clausewitz seriously struggled with the sort of dilemma that American military leaders faced in the aftermath of their defeat. Clearly, in what had come to be called in scathing terms a "political war," the political and military components of the American war effort had come unstuck. It ran against the grain of America's military men to criticize elected civilian leaders, but it was just as difficult to take the blame upon themselves. Clausewitz's analysis could not have been more relevant:

The more powerful and inspiring the motives for war,... the more closely will the military aims and the political objects of war coincide, and the more military and less political will war appear to be. On the other hand, the less intense the motives, the less will the military element's natural tendency to violence coincide with political directives. As a result, war will be driven further from its natural course, the political object will be more and more at variance with the aim of ideal war, and the conflict will seem increasingly political in character.*3

When people talk, as they often do, about harmful political influence on the management of war, they are not really saying what they mean. Their quarrel should be with the policy itself, not with its influence.

Vom Kriege (IPA[fɔm ˈkʁiːgə]) is a book on war and military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz, written mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between 1816 and 1830, and published posthumously by his wife in 1832. It has been translated into English several times as On War. On War is actually an unfinished work; Clausewitz had set about revising his accumulated manuscripts in 1827, but did not live to finish the task. His wife eventually compiled all the work and the final two chapters Clausewitz never finished.

On War is one of the first books on modern military strategy. This is mainly due to Clausewitz' integration of politics and social and economic issues as some of the most important factors in deciding the outcomes of a war. It is one of the most important treatises on strategy ever written, and is prescribed at various military academies to this day.



[edit] History

Carl von Clausewitz was a Prussian officer among those baffled by how the armies of the French Revolution and Napoleon had changed the nature of war through their ability to motivate the populace and thus unleash war on a greater scale than had previously been the case in Europe. Clausewitz was well educated and had a strong interest in art, science, and education, but he was a professional soldier who spent a considerable part of his life fighting against Napoleon. There is no doubt that the insights he gained from his experiences, combined with a solid grasp of European history, provided much of the raw material for the book. On War represents the compilation of his most cogent observations.

Note: Clausewitz states that Napoleon's tactics were not revolutionary at all and that Napoleonic Warfare did not change anything greatly in military history. The technology of weaponry for the most part remained static, and new strategies weren't developed, but rather Napoleon refurbished old ones, mixing them into one grand strategy.

[edit] Synopsis

The book contains a wealth of historical examples used to illustrate its various concepts. Frederick II of Prussia (the Great) figures prominently for having made very efficient use of the limited forces at his disposal. Napoleon also is a central figure.

Among many strands of thought, three stand out as essential to Clausewitz' concept:

  • War must never be seen as a purpose to itself, but as a means of physically forcing one's will on an opponent ("War is not merely a political act, but also a real political instrument, a continuation of political commerce, a carrying out of the same by other means."[1]).
  • The military objectives in war that support one's political objectives fall into two broad types: "war to achieve limited aims" and war to "disarm” the enemy: “to render [him] politically helpless or militarily impotent."
  • The course of war will tend to favor the party employing more force and resources (a notion extended by Germany's leaders in World War One into "total war"—the pursuit of complete military victory regardless of the political consequences).

Military strategy is a national defence policy implemented by military organisations to pursue desired strategic goals.[1] Derived from the Greek strategos, strategy when it appeared in use during the 18th century[2], was seen in its narrow sense as the "art of the general"[3], 'the art of arrangement' of troops.[4] Military strategy deals with the planning and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of forces, and the deception of the enemy. The father of modern strategic study, Carl von Clausewitz, defined military strategy as "the employment of battles to gain the end of war." Liddell Hart's definition put less emphasis on battles, defining strategy as "the art of distributing and applying military means to fulfil the ends of policy" Hence, both gave the pre-eminence to political aims over military goals, ensuring civilian control of the military.



[edit] Fundamentals

"You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war." Napoleon Bonaparte

Military strategy is the plan and execution of the contest between very large groups of armed adversaries. It involves each opponent's diplomatic, informational, military, and economic resources wielded against the other's resources to gain supremacy or reduce the opponent's will to fight. It is a principle tool to secure the national interest. A contemporary military strategy is developed via military science. [5] It is as old as society itself. It is a subdiscipline of warfare and of foreign policy. In comparison, grand strategy is that strategy of the largest of organizations which are currently the nation state, confederation, or international alliances. Military strategy has its origins before the Battle of the Ten Kings and will endure through the space age. It is larger in perspective than military tactics which is the disposition and maneuver of units on a particular sea or battlefield.[6]

[edit] Background

Military strategy in the 19th century was still viewed as one of a trivium of "arts" or "sciences" that govern the conduct of warfare; the others being tactics, the execution of plans and manœuvering of forces in battle, and logistics, the maintenance of an army. The view had prevailed since the Roman times, and the borderline between strategy and tactics at this time was blurred, and sometimes categorization of a decision is a matter of almost personal opinion. Carnot, during the French Revolutionary Wars thought it simply involved concentration of troops.[7]

The Battle of Siffin, illustration from a 19th century manuscript by Muhammad Rafi Bazil.

Strategy and tactics are closely related and exist on the same continuum.



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