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Hand to Hand Combat: How the Marines Trained in World War II

The United States Marine Corps are tough warriors beyond description.

This vintage footage shows what hand to hand combat training looked like during World War II.

Watch this vintage U.S. Marines hand to hand combat training video and see how tough our grandparents actually are.

We all know our grandparents walked uphill to school carrying their brothers and sisters on their shoulders. Oh yes, and they did this not wearing shoes. Did you really know how tough they really are?

Well this vintage World War II U.S. Marines hand to hand combat training pulls no punches. Using actual bayonet tipped rifles and hand to hand combat, these tough marines were training for the real dangers from the Axis Powers.

Our grandparents are the toughest generation that we will ever meet. We salute you great warriors.

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Hand to Hand Combat: How the Marines Trained in World War II