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Sniper : American single-shot warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Author: Gina Cavallaro; Matt Larsen
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heart-pounding real-life tales from the military's most experienced snipers-- their hits and their misses, the anguish of loss, and the anxiety of the first kill. Take a rare look at how Rangers and Special Forces snipers train and operate, and how the war on terror has changed the role of military snipers.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gina Cavallaro; Matt Larsen
ISBN: 9781599218557 1599218550
OCLC Number: 435418819
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 215 pages, plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Going to war : lessons from the Hindu Kush --
A taunting enemy --
"The nastiest fight" --
Other people's houses --
In their own words --
Rangers : sniper assaulters --
Operators as teachers : lessons learned at Range 37 --
Hidden in plain sight --
The hide site : three stories --
Sneaking around in Salman Pak --
In the glint of a scope --
Freaky bull's-eye shot --
Shots not taken --
Snipers, brothers.
Responsibility: Gina Cavallaro, Matt Larsen.

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Heart-pounding real-life tales from the military's most experienced snipers, the best of the best snipers in action today. Gunfights, long distance shots, stalking, and more.  Read more...

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"The best-of-the-best snipers in action today discuss gunfights, long distance shots, stalking, and more. This is real, it is stirring, and yes, even horrifying."- Larry Cox, Shelf Life

 
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