Upon hearing the word sniper most people immediately think of deadly assassins and computer animated games, and while there is nothing wrong with this perception the fascinating truth about snipers is available within this engrossing e-book. The sniper is seen as the most glamourous member of any army, a true master of their craft able to snuff out life from hundreds of metres away. The sheer knowledge of a sniper in the enemy ranks brought shivers down the spines of many troops on the front line during World War II. Within this book you will go on a metaphorical journey through the bloody history of the sniper from its origins in the Battle of Saratoga in New York as early as 1777, right through to World War II and everything in between. Prepare to be dazzled and horrified as you delve into the barely heard before stories of some of the worlds deadliest and most profilifc snipers such as Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Simho Häyhä and Matthäus Hetzenauer. Discover the evolution in the technology of this most deadly artform during World War II and learn the gory details of the destructive power of these weapons. This book contains some of the most informative and despicable stories of the aforementioned snipers who hauntingly aimed to kill more and more people during their careers. These trained cold blooded killers kept a tally of kills, and were proud when they increased into the hundreds and hundreds, one even wearing a bloodstained uniform with pride long after the war had ended as proof that they had been effective in their role. This book is a must buy for anyone who wishes to be gripped, horrified and entertained by one of the forefront authors on World War II. Here's a Preview of What You Will Learn * The History of sniping * The Best snipers in WW2 * How sniping was done in WWII * The best sniper rifles of WWIIÜber den Autor:
“Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.” - Winston Churchill By studying our past, we are able to better understand our future. History happened for a reason, and it’s our job to identify and fascinate ourselves with our past successes and failures. This is the creed that Ryan Jenkins follows. Ryan Jenkins is an advocate learner and experienced historian. He has mainly focused his studies on the events and stories of World War 2. Ryan has spent years in the field conducting intensive research, and personally uncovering relics from the past. He enjoys exploring into historical matters himself, which includes combing through past battlefields, or interviewing other well-known historians. In his books, Ryan provides in-depth, factual historical stories that are both consuming and gripping. Unlike long drawn, boring historical reads, Ryan’s content focuses on hitting key points, while keeping it entertaining and enjoyable. Whether you are researching for a history project or looking to learn more about past events, Ryan’s books will suck you in from page one. When not writing, Ryan enjoys the company of his family and exploring unique areas in the world.
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