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CONFIRMED KILL: HEROIC STORIES FROM THE JUNGLES OF VIETNAM TO THE MOUNTAINS OF AFGHANISTAN
Author: Nigel Cawthorne
Publisher: PERSEUS / RUNNING PRESS, Dec 2011
Highly trained marksmen with one goal - a perfect shot, a confirmed kill. Accurately recounts the heroic actions of the world?s deadliest snipers. 6x9 inches, 320 pgs.
Elite snipers ? with their deadly aim, iron nerves, killer instincts and unwavering courage ? play a more critical role in modern military missions than ever before. Confirmed Kill accurately recounts the heroic actions of the world?s deadliest snipers, from the one-on-one duel between a U.S. Marine sniper and his North Vietnamese counterpart that ended with a miracle shot straight through the Vietcong soldier?s gun scope, to the shot fired from a mountain ridge in Afghanistan that dropped an unsuspecting Taliban fighter over a mile away. Confirmed Kill details the missions of the most legendary snipers:
Chuck Mawhinney ? Marine with 103 Vietnam War Confirmed Kills
Adelbert Waldron ? U.S. Record Holder with 109 Confirmed Kills
Timothy Kellner ? Army Sergeant with More Than 100 Confirmed Kills in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Craig Harrison ? British Corporal with the World-Record Kill Shot at 2,707 Yards
About the Author
Nigel Cawthorne is the author of Serial Killers and Mass Murderers, as well as numerous other books. His writing has appeared in more than 150 newspapers and magazines, including the Financial Times and the Sun. He lives in London.