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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There have been a number of incidents of late when belated recognition has been bestowed on one of these deserving warriors.

We will not take away the glory of the men who fought the first half of the 20th century by recognizing the glory of insife men who have fought since. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Snipers in Vietnam by Michael Lee Lanning. As for the BN. I have read a number of CMOH citations, and while all of them are impressive, I have seen few that showed the numerous, effective and deliberate actions that were inwide clearly self sacrificing.

Army Special Forces I find it such an honor to even be talking to you. Commander came in later.

Inside the Crosshairs: Snipers in Vietnam by Michael Lee Lanning

I think the vc get a raw deal in all the movies and documetaries. While taking advantage of individual marksmanship skills was clearly not new to warfare, the way the U.


Within a few months, when the true situation and chaos of Vietnam became known, I began to thank God daily for what I originally thought was a raw deal. Most had done a lot of game hunting before joining the corps. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ed Eaton, from a British citizen.

Lists with This Book. Seems like a serious oversight, in light of his manifest heroism in refusing to leave a comrade to be captured. In addition to ”stay behinds” we occasionally set up on wnipers hillside and provided an overwatch of the company”s march.

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Ed Eaton…Around I was devastated when I was sent home for medical reasons, and the Army said they did not need me.

Such was the capability of our best sniper. We reported to the company commander, who, like all the field commanders, treated us real well. Michael Lee Lanning By Col.

Clash of The Carriers. According to Lieutenant General John H. In reference to the Hist channel storyi and as to how Maj. Your email address will not be published. The best to you, my friend. To provide insight into the use of American snipers in Vietnam, Lanning interviewed men with combat trigger time, as well as their instructors, the founders of the Marine and U.


See all books by Col. The book happens to throw a lot of facts at readers ;however does not give them context in place of the conflict, if you do not have extensive knowledge of Vietnam not much will be gained from reading the book.

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But the true Military Enthusiast will still find a treasure trove. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Michael Cowan rated it it was amazing Mar 20, We had others, too, with his matchless vision and expert marksmanship. Army and Marine Corps especially had to constantly adjust fighting concepts–revamping tried-and-true techniques and designing innovative methods–to counter an enemy whose operations varied from Vietcong hit-and-run guerrilla tactics to North Vietnamese Army multi-division offensives.

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