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Released: 2012-01-03






American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Jim DeFelice

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he is the deadliest American sniper ever, referred to as “the satan” by the enemies he hunted and “the legend” by his navy SEAL brothers . . .

From 1999 to 2009, united states navy SEAL Chris Kyle reported the most occupation sniper kills in america army historical past. The Pentagon has officially confirmed greater than 1five0 of Kyles kills (the previous American report used to be 109), however it has declined to verify the striking overall number for this guide. Iraqi insurgents feared Kyle such a lot they named him al-Shaitan (“the satan”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle earned legendary status amongst his fellow SEALs, Marines, and united states army soldiers, whom he protected with fatal accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions. Gripping and unforgetdesk, Kyle’s masterful account of his ordinary battlefield reports ranks as some of the nice war memoirs of all time.

A local Texan who discovered to shoot on adolescence looking journeys along with his father, Kyle used to be a champion saddle-bronc ridentificationer prior to joining the navy. After 9/11, he used to be thrust onto the entrance traces of the War on Terror, and shortly found his calling as a world-magnificence sniper who performed perfect beneath fireplace. He reported a personal-report 2,100-backyard kill shot outdoor Baghdad; in Fallujah, Kyle braved heavy fireplace to rescue a group of Marines trapped on a side road; in Ramadi, he stared down insurgents along with his pistol in shut battle. Kyle talks honestly in regards to the pain of war—of twice being shot and experiencing the tragic deaths of two shut buddies.

American Sniper additionally honors Kyles fellow warriors, who raised hell off and on the battlefield. And in transferring first-particular person bills throughout, Kyles spouse, Taya, speaks overtly in regards to the traces of war on their marriage and youngsters, in addition to on Chris.

Adrenaline-charged and deeply non-public, American Sniper is a thrilling eyewitness account of war that just one guy could inform.

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creator: Jim DeFelicewriter: William MorrowBinding: Kindle adaptationLanguage: EnglishPages: five2five

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