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Sniper: Master of Terrain, Technology, And Timing, He Is A Hunter Of Human Prey And The Military's Most Feared Fighter.

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An acclaimed military historian leads you into the world of the combat sniper-on the safe side of the crosshairs...

From the black-powder chaos of the American Revolution to the bitter carnage of Vietnam, he is a presence as familiar to war as death itself. He is the combat sniper-revered as the ultimate warrior by some and reviled as a monster by those who have known the t
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 15th 1996 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published 1995)
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Andy Phillips
Oct 03, 2014 Andy Phillips rated it it was amazing
This book is an excellent introduction to the subject of sniping. If you already know a lot about the subject or have military experience then you might prefer something a bit more technical, but as a total newcomer who has a general interest in military topics, I thought it was great.

The book has a fairly small section detailing the various sniper rifles that have been popular over the last century, and a smaller section on ammunition, and I found these both to be a bit dull and dry. However, t
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Keith Zuniga
Jan 30, 2014 Keith Zuniga rated it it was amazing
great book on the history of sniping
Derek Asmus
Feb 27, 2013 Derek Asmus rated it it was amazing
The Sniper book is a true book that tells how the history of sniping has changed over the last 200 years. Its very interesting about the facts of sniping and its evolved. The most important thing that has changed through the rifle part is putting rifling.
Jane
Feb 07, 2008 Jane rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I got this book from my son-in-law who is in the Navy. It was a surprisingly good read. It was fasinating to learn the history of sniping and read the technical details of rifles, ammunition and warfare.
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Sep 15, 2011 Ryan rated it really liked it
This book provides a lot of details about the training and deployment of snipers in the field. It also gives a brief history of sniping from the Revolutionary War through the War in Afghanistan.
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