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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Eaton should be shown the nations sincere gratitude and admiration he deserves. I think a petition should be created and thhe sent to congress or has something like that already been created? Such was the capability of our best sniper. In terms of the efficiency they achieved, army and Marine marksmen consistently engaged and killed enemy soldiers at ranges often exceeding meters with snupers single round from special, telescope-equipped rifles. You are absolutely correct, sir.

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But the true Military Enthusiast will still find a treasure trove. Water, some C rations, weapons-cleaning gear, and a lightweight camouflage poncho liner rounded out my equipment load. Aces Against Japan II. Ivy Books- History – pages. Army sniper programs, and the generals to whom they reported.

You submitted the following rating and review. I found this book very interesting and informative. To crosshais what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I will never know if I am truly capable of it; you will always know that xnipers are! I spent most of in the boonies in Vietnam. I find it such an honor to even be talking to you. To the people who make these decisions: They included men like Ed Eaton, who recorded crosshaairs of his kills beyond meters, including one from a moving helicopter at night.


The prose is seldom the sort of anecdotal stuff some are looking for, but those who seek a complete sober look at a methods and the statistical records left by this effort will be rewarded Because Lanning has certainly done the work to find all the documents. Now noted military historian Michael Lee Lanning shows how U.

Book Review: Inside the Crosshairs: Snipers in Vietnam (by Michael Lee Lanning) : VN | HistoryNet

Lanning gives all of us a simple context within which to view this effort- the im of today’s sniper tradition. Thank you for being who you are! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Thanks, Bob Forster, Capt. Sniper pages Title Page. I never had any trouble with it. If we do not elevate heros like yourself, how can we ever expect future generations to know what is possible.

Marksmanship in the New World. Like many others I saw the sniper program on the History Channel and started searching for what happened to you. This needs to be fixed ASAP! Looking for More Great Reads? Lists with This Book. The ”bolt rifle,” as we called the Remington, was a great weapon. My friend, I commend you for the risks you took for your country, for your self, and for your friends you stuck with through the most challenging of situations.

To provide insight into the use of American snipers in Vietnam, Lanning interviewed men with combat trigger time, as well as their instructors, the founders of the Marine and U. VN bob forster says: As for the BN. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Truly a remarkable story. A Turning Snjpers [Illustrated Edition].


Inside the Crosshairs

Just saw the television show about Snipers. I just watched the sniper show on History Channel, and your story was absolutely inspiring.

From Stones to Gunpowder. Mark rated it it was ok May 14, Michael Cowan rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Want to Read saving….

Would you like us to take another look at this review? God bless you, there are thousands like me who already hold you in the highest regard, with or without the Sniper.

Either way, I salute you Mr. Now noted military historian Michael Lee Lanning shows how U. You have my word that I will write letters as many others in this forum will do; crosshaisr oversight of your actions by your command is a tragedy.

Coming as it does in the same format as many “boys own” style tales of derring-do adventure-style books about the Campaign, the actual content, a sober academic look at the crosshairw of developing a sniper program, may disappoint some.

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