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Out of nowhere : a history of the military sniper, from the sharpshooter to Afghanistan

Author: Martin Pegler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Osprey, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Out of nowhere: A History of the Military Sniper, from the Sharpshooter to Afghanistan".

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Genre/Form: Geschichte 1500-2000
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Pegler
ISBN: 9781849086455 1849086451
OCLC Number: 751791696
Notes: Previous edition: 2004.
Description: 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: The sniper in perspective --
The rifleman emerges, 1500-1854 --
The American Civil War & European wars, 1854-1914 --
The first World War: the watershed, 1914-16 --
The first World War: the fight back, 1916-18 --
Russian sniping, 1936-45 --
The German sniper & the war in Russia, 1941-45 --
The war against Japan, 1941-45 --
The war in western Europe, 1940-45 --
Limited wars, 1945-85 --
Vietnam, America's nemesis --
Into a new millennium --
21st century sniping.
Responsibility: [Martin Pegler].

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"This is the best book of its type to be published so far... The outstanding chapters on World War I and World War II are remarkably detailed." --American Rifleman"Accurate and informative, a Read more...

 
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