Sharpshooters: Marksmen through the Ages

Sharpshooters: Marksmen through the Ages

by Casemate

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612004860
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
Publication date: 07/10/2017
Series: Casemate Short History Series
Sales rank: 830,301
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Gary Yee has worked as a law enforcement firearms instructor, range master and as an armourer. A guest curator for the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans’ Building firearms collection, he recently curated and conserved La Veta’s Francisco’s Fort firearms collection. He has published internationally and is a life member of The Company of Military Historians, the National Rifle Association and the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Timeline
Notable Sharpshooters and Snipers

1: Early Flintlock Era (1700-81)
2: Rifles Win Acceptance (1797-1815)
3: Percussion Era and the Minie Ball (1817-57)
4: The American Civil War (1861-65)
5: From Sharpshooting to Sniping (1866-1918)
6: Wold War II to the Present (1940-)

Select Bibliography
Acknowledgements

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