Out of Nowhere
A History of the Military SniperBook - 2004
From the American War of Independence to World War II, the history of the military combat marksman is one of indifference and cost cutting. For most of the 20th century snipers were regarded as little more than paid assassins. It was not until the Vietnam War that the military fully appreciated the undeniable effectiveness of the sniper. With the advent of the 21st century the sniper has become one of the most vital battlefield specialists.
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2004
Characteristics: 352 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 26 cm