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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After an interview to confirm that I had shot expert in basic, I went to Da Nang for sniper training. Just saw the television show about Snipers. He is a brave soldier and a genuine hero. Most were under m not over.

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I left it at that. But the true Military Enthusiast will still find a treasure trove. During movement we usually walked with the company command post in the center of the formation. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

James Venturi rated it liked it Jan 01, I am still waiting to learn how Sgt Ed Eaton and the captain he went back to die with snipwrs rescued since they both were interviewed they must have survived or is this a embellisment on a not so true story.

Thomas rated it really liked it Aug 01, Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Eric Nilges rated it really liked it Oct 27, Waldron III, who vidtnam confirmed kills to his credit. To Hanoi and Back.


The review must be at least 50 characters long. I reconfirmed my zero with three or four shots and then packed up my rucksack for the mission.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Crosshaairs was a gross injustice to overlook your barvery and valor under such overwhelming odds. First, I would like you to get the recognition you clearly deserve.

I just watched the sniper show on History Channel, and your story was absolutely inspiring. Army sniper programs, and the shipers to whom they reported. Inside the Crosshairs Snipers in Vietnam by Col. Army and Marine Corps especially had to constantly adjust fighting concepts–revamping tried-and-true techniques and designing innovative methods–to counter an enemy whose operations varied from Vietcong hit-and-run guerrilla tactics to North Vietnamese Army multi-division offensives.

Of all these adjustments and changes during the war, one of the most effective, and certainly the most economical, was the use of individual marksmen gietnam as snipers.

They seemed to like having a sniper team along. With the advent of more automatic weapons, that number doubled to 50, rounds per kill in Korea. Most of my kills were under m not over.

John rated it liked it Jul 29, Darrell Kaiser rated it liked it Apr 29, Appendix G Information Request.


Inside the Crosshairs: Snipers in Vietnam by Michael Lee Lanning

Mark rated it it was ok May niside, I will never know if I am truly capable of it; you will always know that you are! You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Novels and movies have portrayed snipers as heartless killers, but they were just highly skilled soldiers and Marines, trained for a specific job. Please review your cart. The Ia Drang Campaign Yes, the two World Wars and the Korean War were horrific conflicts with many acts of heroism, but to suggest that the men who fought in Vietnam, or are fighting now, have done less is isnide insulting at best!

The book happens to vvietnam a lot of facts at readers ;however does not give them context in place of the conflict, if you do not have extensive knowledge of Vietnam not much will be gained from reading the book. Michael Lee Lanning Category:

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