Weapons ➔ Case XX Bowie Knife, V-44
V-44 made by Case Cutlery. The blade is stamped 'CASE XX'. This knife measures 14 inches overall, the blade measures 9.25 inches. This knife has a brass guard, and black composite grip. It is of the Bowie-type knife design.
The accompanying leather sheath is original to this knife. It is inscribed in pencil "U.S. Army Issue 1947/Africa" on the side.2014.36.6b
This knife likely was carried by Lt. Peter M. Wege II in North Africa during World War II.
1944 – 1946
Metal,composite and leather
Current Location Status:
(October 1 2013 – March 1 2015)Rotating display of recently accessioned artifacts.
Mr. Peter M. Wege IIMs. Diane L. Wege SheroganMr. Jonathan M. WegeMary G NelsonStraub, James A.