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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (43 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gina Cavallaro Narrator: Jo Anna Perrin, Johnny Heller Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kathy | 5/20/2012

    " I guess I like the fictional stories better than the true descriptions of what snipers do and have done. That's OK. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Evan | 4/13/2012

    " I love reading about snipers but this book didn't measure up to the level of most other books I've read on the topic. It's a bunch of stories that tended to be very similar so it got repetitive. The good thing is that it's only 200 pages. "

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About the Author

Gina Cavallaro is one of America’s most experienced war correspondents. She has traveled to every corner of today’s war zones and walked the dangerous streets with the troops to tell their real stories of life on the ground in America’s most protracted conflict since the Vietnam War. A writer for the Army Times and the Marine Corps Times, she lives in Alexandria, Virginia.