The Hunting of Man: A History of the Sniper

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A cultural and military history of the sniper since 1643, when the first shot was fired by a sniper during the battle for Litchfield in the English Civil War, to the present day, when the sniper has become the embodiment of contemporary military strategy and technology. Since Robert Greville, Lord Brooke, commander of the Parliamentarian forces, was struck in the eye by a marksman positioned on the spire of Litchfield cathedral, the story of the sniper has been one of the gradual empowerment of the individual soldier over ...

The Hunting of Man: A History of the Sniper 2004, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841157566

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