A Bayonet Charge was common amongst soldiers during World War 1, when ammo was running low and one final charge could ensure the capture of an enemy outpost or trench. Bayonets are no longer safe to use or efficient.
Harpers Ferry Pikes
before the time of gunpowder, pikes were the main weapon of infantry forces. They were an archaic weapon, but one that was capable of delivering damage from more than an arm’s length. Most were around 7-feet long in length.