The Short Ka-Bar USMC, is a smaller version the traditional USMC KA-BAR is three-quarter the size of the original. Features Ka-Bar's famous oval shaped leather handles, the Short KA-BAR version of the traditional KA-BAR is made just as well as the original. This is the same knife design used by the armed forces in World War II just scaled down. The blade is black coated 1095 Cro-Van steel with a plain edge. This knife comes with a leather sheath.