Soldier jumping towards camera with Bolo knife/machete during training maneuvers at San Louis Obispo, California on 27 March 1944.
U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, Gift in Memory of Maurice T. White, from the Collection of The National World War II Museum
1014. Soldier jumping towards camera with Bolo knife/machete during training maneuvers. '3-27-44. Allen. Sgt John Petarsky, Bat B 506 AAA Bn wastes no time in rushing the enemy. Sgt Petarsky is squad leader of an Ambush Squad. Photo taken during a Division problem near Morro Bay Calif. 168-L-44-1086.' Army Signal Corps photograph Photographer: Allen. Camp San Louis Obispo, California. 27 March 1944
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From the collection of Maurice T. White, Captain in the 168th Signal Photographic Company, US Army Signal Corps. The collection consists of 2,000+ images of training exercises, predominantly documenting the 81st Infantry Division in the United States in 1944
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