Ek Commando Knife Co. or Ek Knives is a combat knife manufacturer founded by John Ek in 1941. Although not officially issued gear;Ek Knives have seen use by US Forces in 6 major conflicts: World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq War.
Ek Knives manufactures Bowie style blades, daggers, and a Fairbairn-Sykes MkII. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Clark Gable, and General George S. Patton have been identified as Ek Knife owners.
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