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Silent Warrior: The Marine Sniper's Story Vietnam Continues

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2006

    Silent Warrior is a very interesting book.

    I would like to recommend this book to readers that are interested in what went on during the Vietnam War. This book tells of the life that Carlos Hathcock as a United States Marine Corps member and the training he completed to become a Marine Sniper during the Vietnam War. Henderson tells how Hathcock helped set up and write the doctrine of the Marine Sniper Schools that are now training corpsmen as snipers. Henderson uses the dream state of Hathcock to tell stories of incidents that took place during Hathcock's tours of duty in Vietman. The information for this book comes from indepth interviews with Mr. Hathcock and many individuals that served in the Marines with Hathcock. This book has made me realize that Marines do have a heart and are not the 'Big, Bad, Tough Guys' that people are made to think they are. They take their job very seriously and with honor and integerity with no gain or glory. Take the time to read this book, you might just learn something new.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 7, 2009

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    a must read!

    since i finished "Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills" a while back, i couldn't wait to read this. i was literally absorbed into the book. i could not put it down. i read it in 2 days, simply because i couldn't stop after having read how a firefight began, i thus needed to know how it ended as well. this book is a must read for the fans of "Marine Sniper" that came before. i recommend this book for anyone that is interested in the life of Gunnery Sergeant Carlos Norman Hathcock II. the end of the book is deeply touching. the funniest part in the book is that on the chapter of the "Mustard King." absolutely hilarious!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2006

    The best book I've ever read.

    Wow, um, this is very likely the best book I have ever read. It contains great detail and creates outstanding visuales of what it must have been like in Vietnam. I really don't like to read, but this book is the exception to that. I would strongly recommend this true biography of one of the greatest men who ever lived: Carlos Hathcock, Gunnery Sergeant, USMC.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2009

    Silent Warrior

    The book was excellent. Read Marine Sniper as well.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2005

    One Shot-One Kill

    Charles Henderson does a great job in telling of Carlos Hathcock's life in Vietnam and post-Vietnam. A great read for anyone interested in the greatest sniper ever.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2004

    Great Addition to 'Marine Sniper'

    If you enjoyed Marine Sniper, you will love this book. It doesn't retell stories previously told, but elaborates on them. There is also a section at the end about Hathcock's life after the publication of Marine Sniper that is excellent. This book was a very fast read that gave great insight to a true war hero.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2002

    A rare breed

    For those of us who had the honor of serving with Carlos, Bill Henderson captured the essence of this warrior. There may be many like Carlos, but never another 'White Feather.' Marine Sniper and Silent Warrior tells of a Marine doing his duty for his country and Corps.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 12, 2012

    Not much different from first book

    The first book seemed to cover most of the story and this one rehashed much of the same information.

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  • Posted March 7, 2011

    A great book

    This was a good book if you haven't read the first, do not read this one. awesome book for snipers.

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