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Shock factor : America's snipers in the War on Terror / Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, USMC (Ret.), with John R. Bruning.

Coughlin, Jack. (Author). Bruning, John R. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Clinton PL - Clinton 956.7044 COU (Text) 36806002077277 NEW ITEMS Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250070357
  • Physical Description: viii, 326 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Guardians -- Messengers of death -- Special operations. Night assault ; Al Shatan ; The playground of snipers ; The pigeon flipper ; The bull's horns ; Sniper with a rocket launcher ; The gauntlet ; Payback ; Under watchful eyes ; The kill or capture Christmas ; The face of victory ; Al-Qaida's graveyard -- Front lines. The artist ; Ain't dyin' tonight ; The 440 ; The thousand-yard shot -- Observations and uprisings. Origins ; Yellow shirt ; Where shades of gray are found ; The lifesavers ; Off the chain ; Gushwa's thirty ; The man who lost his shoes ; Red mist ; Baghdad 911 -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: A retired marine sniper and an award-winning journalist present an insider's assessment of America's sniper force to challenge popular misconceptions and pay tribute to the snipers who made pivotal contributions during the War on Terror. --Publisher's description.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note: Ewing Kauffman Book fund.
Subject: Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Commando operations.
Snipers > United States > History > 21st century.
Snipers > Iraq > History > 21st century.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Campaigns.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Atrocities.

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