Sniper

Sniper

American Single-shot Warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2011
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From Afghanistan's Hindu Kush peaks and sunbaked Helmand Valley to Baghdad, Mosul and Ramadi in Iraq, American snipers have braved heart-pounding situations to hit their human targets dead-on. Few military feats stir the imagination like the image of a pair of riflemen waiting quietly in a building, a bomb crater, or a mountain pass for a Taliban or Al Qaeda fighter to walk into their crosshairs.

Sniper presents real-life tales from the military's frontline snipers--their hits and their misses, the anguish of loss, and the anxiety of the first kill. Authors Gina Cavallaro and Matt Larsen provide riveting accounts of American soldiers and marines on the battlefield, and 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.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Ct.] : Tantor Media, Inc., p2011, c2010
ISBN: 9781452652863
1452652864
Branch Call Number: TB 956.70 CAV NVD
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (ca. 8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in

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