Inside the Crosshairs Snipers In Vietnam by Michael Lee Lanning on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Inside the Crosshairs has 95 ratings and 3 reviews. Stephen said: A decent book, discuss snipers throughout history,although mostly focuses on Vietnam. Inside the Crosshairs: Snipers in Vietnam, by Michael Lee Lanning, Ballantine Publishing Group, New York, , $ There have been sharpshooters and.

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All in the course of Great Memories. Expert marksmen, who could fire with no warning and kill with a single shot, were necessities of war that, at times of peace, a “fair-minded” American society preferred to tbe ever existed.

You are a true hero! Account Options Sign in. Yes, the two World Wars and the Korean War were horrific conflicts with many acts of heroism, but to suggest that the men who fought in Vietnam, or vietnxm fighting now, have done less is highly insulting at best! I was awestruck by the bravery, character and valor that you demonstrated at that young age.

My friend, I commend you for the risks you took for your country, for your self, and for your friends thr stuck with through the most challenging of situations. Eaton should be shown the nations sincere gratitude and admiration he deserves. Read it Forward Read it first. Doyle rated it really liked it Jan 07, Eaton, Thank you for your clarifications on how the incident concluded.

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Army sniper programs, and the insiee to whom they reported. I am from glasgow scotland after listening to ed eaton on history channel i thought innside a nineteen year old outstanding bravery and to go back into the lions den to help a comrade when an opportunity to leave came, true grit and guts. I saw the History Channel program covering your stand at the downed helicopter and your refusal to leave Major Perkins, who was certain to be overrun by the enemy.


I spent all my time except for the above training in the 82nd Airborne Division. Truly a remarkable story.

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Instead of a bolt rifle he carried an M14 or an M16 to provide more firepower. I will also contact my senator — this has to be done Larry from Missouri. We appreciate your feedback. So, the next time you are in Eastern Oregon, give me a call and I will buy you the dinner and the whiskey however, not the 6 in a row that you recieved one night in the Porpoise Room in Homer, Alaska.

John Wimmer rated it really liked it Jan 22, During his assignment to Vietnam, he served as both an infantry platoon leader and a company commander in the th Infantry… More about Col. You are one hell of a man!

Clash of The Carriers. Insidr Stories of the Tankers: I had trouble geting 6 rounds into a half inch group at 50 metres with a scope zeroed for I spent most of in the boonies in Vietnam. Ady rated it it was ok Jun 01, I have known guys like you, who are reluctant to prolcaim or even discuss the details of their actions in dire situations, as well as the outcomes and consequences. You are a true hero. Ewell wrote, “Our most successful sniper was Sergeant Adelbert F.

First, I would like you to get the recognition you clearly deserve. Mark rated it it was ok May 14, Cuthach rated it liked it Mar 08, Proud to call you my friend. Coming as it does in the same format as many “boys own” style tales of derring-do adventure-style books about the Campaign, the actual content, a sober academic look at the process of developing a sniper program, may disappoint some.


Novels and movies have portrayed snipers as heartless killers, but they were just highly skilled soldiers and Marines, crossgairs for a specific job. Now noted military historian Michael Lee Lanning shows how U.

Hopefully the History Channel has rekindled the spark needed to get you the well-deserved Medal of Honor. I did not enjoy it. Michael from Abq says: To provide insight into the use of American snipers in Vietnam, Lanning interviewed men with combat trigger time, as well as their inide, the founders of the Marine and U.

James Venturi rated it liked it Jan 01, Either way, I salute you Mr. These men met the established criteria for acceptance into training and most often exceeded the expectations of their commanders.

About Inside the Crosshairs “The American sniper could be regarded as the greatest all-around rifleman the world has ever known. Jun 19, Pages Buy. We might even sniprs airplanes, beaches and tides!!

US Navy Aircraft Carriers — Most had done a lot of game hunting before joining the corps. There have been a number of incidents of late when belated recognition has been bestowed on one of these deserving warriors.

The Battle of Midway. Just cfosshairs the television show about Snipers. To provide insight into the use of American snipers in Vitenam, Lanning interviewed men with combat trigger time, as well as their instructors, the founders of the Marine and U.

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