Hand to Hand Combat
|Just like a Nazi ... bringing a knife to a chair fight.|
Sort of combat expected of the squaddie when the deep air strike, artillery, tank fire, close air support, GPMG suppression fire, small arms direct fire, final protective fire, hand grenades and harsh language have failed to stop the enemy infantry attempting to overrun the friendly position. See the movie Zulu for the definitive expression of hand to hand combat.
In theory requires the use of the rifle with bayonet attached rather than just bare hands.
In reality hand to hand combat will probably involve iron bars, bricks, knives, bottles and all the weaponry beloved by the chav.