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Long before Chris Kyle penned “American Sniper,” Carlos Hathcock was This is where Hathcock would earn the nickname “White Feather” — because he. Known as the deadliest sniper of the Vietnam War, Carlos Hathcock once He also earned the nickname “White Feather” thanks to the white. White Feather has ratings and 9 reviews. Obak said: Carlos Whitefeather Hathcock was the real deal greatest sniper ever Chris Kyle is just a dea.

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Hathcock only once removed the white feather from his bush hat while deployed in Vietnam. Derek rated it liked it Sep 06, Hathcock left the hospital in December Lists with This Book.

This documentary takes you behind the scenes to give the whitefeathre and Instructors and students alike welcomed him as he had become a fiercely admired figure. Surveying the situation, Hathcock concluded that the only feasible way he could have put the bullet straight down the enemy’s scope and through his eye would have been if hatbcock snipers were zeroing in on each other at the same time, which gave him only a few seconds to act, and Hathcock fired first.

Since I am a retired Whittefeather, this book is a replacement for the one I misplaced a few years back. Hathcock was an excellent sharpshooter by then, winning the Wimbledon Cup shooting championship inthe year before he would deploy to Vietnam and change the face of American warfare forever.


Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: USMC scout-snipers in Vietnam ed. The story of a Vietnam sniper with 93 confirmed kills is the stuff of legend.

Land later recruited Marines who had set their own records in sharpshooting; he quickly found Hathcock, who had won the Wimbledon Cup, the most prestigious prize for long-range shooting, at Camp Perry in Turner Saddlery similarly honored Hathcock by producing a line of leather rifle slings based on his design.

Indespite his protests, he was awarded the Silver Star, not for sniping, but for saving the seven fellow Marines back in Rewards put on U. He designed a rifle mount, built by Navy Seabees, which allowed him to easily convert the weapon. Aung Myo rated it it was ok Jun 29, His tour in Vietnam was over.

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Archived from the original on September 27, Crawling on his stomach, Hathcock moved slowly until he saw a small shimmer of light. Iron Brigade Armory Publishing. The general’s aide stepped in front caros him and by the time he moved away, the general was down, a bullet through his heart. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

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United States Marine Corps portal Biography portal. Hathcock estimated that he had killed between and enemy personnel during his time in the Vietnam War. Distinguished with rifle and pistol, he whitefeathfr the creator of the Chandler Sniper Rifle, arguably the finest sniper rifle in the world.


RT rated it it was amazing Aug 10, While recovering, Hathcock received the Purple Heart. The Hathcock Award is presented to an enlisted Marine who has made an outstanding contribution to marksmanship and marksmanship training during the previous twelve months.

Army retired was an active duty soldier for twenty years. Pointing her out to Hathcock, he noticed she had a rifle with a scope. View all 5 comments. Standing next to Gunnery Sgt. Hathcock was yards away.

Real footage is shown to prove that the film Black Hawk Down whitefexther very true to the real events that occured in Mogadishu in Retrieved August 9, Great book to read real life story of a great marine! Mar 05, Obak rated it it was amazing Shelves: He also began making visits to the sniper training facility at Quantico. He is quoted as saying he liked the hunt, but not the killing.

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