Artifact Details

The Office of Strategic Services (OSS)’s Detachment 101 teams used machetes to cut through the thick jungles in Burma.

One of the most famous knife types in the world, the machete was quite capable of cutting its way through the dense jungles of Burma. Its lengthy blade could also deliver a devastating blow to an enemy. OSS acquired machetes with blades between 18 and 22 inches long.

Artifact Specs

59cm x 5 cm x 2 cm

(L x W x H)

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The Office of Strategic Services: America’s First Intelligence Agency