Hunters: U.S. Snipers in the War on Terror

Hunters: U.S. Snipers in the War on Terror

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by Milo S. Afong
     
 

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In a war where the enemy wants to die in battle, snipers may be the answer between victory and defeat.

Here in their own words are the compelling true stories of the snipers whose sole purpose is to eliminate the enemy with a single bullet. From the deserts and rubble-strewn streets of Iraq to the labyrinthine mountains of Afghanistan, this is life and

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In a war where the enemy wants to die in battle, snipers may be the answer between victory and defeat.

Here in their own words are the compelling true stories of the snipers whose sole purpose is to eliminate the enemy with a single bullet. From the deserts and rubble-strewn streets of Iraq to the labyrinthine mountains of Afghanistan, this is life and death as seen through the scope of a highpowered rifle.

Editorial Reviews

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“Milo Afong is a sniper writing about snipers and he describes the story behind the story the way one Marine would describe it to another.”—Hans Halberstadt, author of Trigger Men
 
Praise for HOGs in the Shadows: Marine Snipers in Action
 
“A riveting view behind the sniper rifle.”—Marco Martinez, author of Hard Corps
 
“Anyone doubting the nature of America’s mission in Iraq need look no further than these grim accounts.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“Will give you a personal look inside the mentally and physically demanding world of the Marine Sniper in combat, almost to the point you could feel the recoil yourself.”—SFC Frank R. Antenori, U.S. Army Special Forces (Ret.), and coauthor of Roughneck Nine-One

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425241127
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,062,544
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
“Milo Afong is a sniper writing about snipers and he describes the story behind the story the way one Marine would describe it to another.”—Hans Halberstadt, author of Trigger Men
 
Praise for HOGs in the Shadows: Marine Snipers in Action
 
“A riveting view behind the sniper rifle.”—Marco Martinez, author of Hard Corps
 
“Anyone doubting the nature of America’s mission in Iraq need look no further than these grim accounts.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“Will give you a personal look inside the mentally and physically demanding world of the Marine Sniper in combat, almost to the point you could feel the recoil yourself.”—SFC Frank R. Antenori, U.S. Army Special Forces (Ret.), and coauthor of Roughneck Nine-One

Meet the Author

Milo S. Afong is the recipient of the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with the Combat Distinguishing Device.

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Hunters: U. S. Snipers in the War on Terror 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
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Good story teller. I like the way he weaves the story thru a group of young mens experiance during the war. Reads very easy, yets holds your attention.
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