Inside the Crosshairs Snipers In Vietnam by Michael Lee Lanning on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Inside the Crosshairs has 95 ratings and 3 reviews. Stephen said: A decent book, discuss snipers throughout history,although mostly focuses on Vietnam. Inside the Crosshairs: Snipers in Vietnam, by Michael Lee Lanning, Ballantine Publishing Group, New York, , $ There have been sharpshooters and.

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I reconfirmed my zero with three or four shots and then packed up my rucksack for the mission. Whilst I am unfamiliar with the criterion in awarding the Medal of Honor, I think common sense in any culture would conclude that Ed had max-out any yardstick of bravery, etc. Lanning gives all of us a simple context within which to view this effort- the origin of today’s sniper tradition. The ”bolt rifle,” as we called the Remington, was a great weapon.

In the Korean War the number doubled to 50, rounds per enemy death. Michael Lee Lanning Category: Michael from Abq says: Texas Aggies in Vietnam.

Inside the Crosshairs: Snipers in Vietnam

A sniper was no longer just the man in the rifle squad who carried the sniper rifle; he was the product of an established school. The Cabanatuan Prison Raid.


jn In Vietnam, since every soldier carried a rifle capable of fully automatic fire, ssnipers number swelled toAccording to Lieutenant General John H. Having said that, not honoring Ed with a Medal of Honor may indeed a sign of malaise in governmental decision-making and the beginning of the end of the mighty America.

I was already a good shot before the training, but during the ten-day school I became even better. Appendix B Syllabus Sniper Training. Ed Eaton described his rescue on the commentary for the book Inside insjde Crosshairs: While everyone else on board strained to find the antagonist, who was firing from the shoreline over meters away, Sergeant Waldron took up his sniper rifle and picked off the Vietcong out of the top of a coconut tree with one shot this from a moving platform.

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John Wimmer rated it really liked it Jan 22, Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. We reported to the company commander, who, like all the field commanders, treated us real well. The Unknown Battle of Midway: Appendix E Sniper Training and Employment in. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or crossuairs book’s price Recap the plot.

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Beats meā€¦sounded like a CMOH citation for sure. Most had done a lot of game hunting before joining the corps.


It had a lieutenant commander, a platoon sergeant, an armorer, and twenty-eight snipers organized into fourteen two0man teams. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

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My ten year old son and I watched your story on the History Channel last night. Like many others I saw the sniper program on the History Channel and started searching inwide what happened to you.

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After watching the history channel special I was surprised to see that you were not listed among the very special breed of men that we corsshairs heroes or Medal of Honor recipients.

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