Undoubtedly you have not in any capacity served others. Rifle Team at one point. He is one very pleasant gentleman. If you've forgotten what a real man is, this is a great reminder. He designed a rifle mount, built by Navy Seabees, which allowed him to easily convert the weapon.
He was like a mountain man. I have read just about everything there is about him and some I have read more than once. Robin Barker Sir, you produced an outstanding concise article on this amazing Marine. An outstanding biography of a truly remarkable man. In one of his most spectacular encounters, he shot a North Vietnamese sniper through his own sniper scope. Hathcock received the Purple Heart.
The 1 sniper that could of killed him got shot by Carlos because the sun glinted off the enemies scope. He told me that when he was to go on patrol that once a month before she was killed was terrifying. Your articles from now on need to be about Marines you do us justice and give us the recognition we deserve as Americas finest fighting force. One Shot, One Kill 1990 ed. The premis of your response is your ignorance of service, not ours. He yawned and stretched in the morning sunlight. .
After all, I read the book. Carlos loves to hear from fellow snipers. Hathcock, believing it to be incredibly dangerous, volunteered for the mission himself…a mission that would take him over 1,500 yds. This article has not yet received a rating on the project's. People should put as much faith in the books about Jesus Christ as they do in books about Carlos Hathcock.
Anyone who killed either of them would be paid three years salary. During his recruit training, he qualified as an expert with the M1 rifle. Even among fellow snipers, Gy Hathcock was legendary. Before he spoke, he walked around, meeting the rifle and pistol competitors that were in attendance about 600 of us showed up , talking and shaking hands. At one point he was nearly bitten by a , but had the presence of mind to avoid moving and giving up his position.
The front one was used as a stop for pulling the scope back to the same place for each shot so its short, 2-inch eye relief would be set, the back one was the stop to prevent the scope from sliding too far forward in recoil making it harder to get back on target to see the results of the shot. Carlos even when deathly ill had the calm demeanor of a true gentleman. In 2002, this record was broken by Canadian snipers and from the third battalion of during the. He deserves the respect of all. He was very pleasant and loved to talk about the conditions of shooting! Hathcock would later recall that this was the sole kill that he enjoyed, adding that the fact that he did enjoy it scared him. I had the honor of meeting him when he was my Instructor in the Inter-Service Range Safety Course. He certainly did have Indian blood.
Book Summary: The title of this book is White Feather and it was written by ,. I am not trying to be an ass but have respect for their service to this country. Carlos Hathcock is truly a national hero. That may take me some few years to do. I have read this book about 3 times its great! He was just doing his job, his duty.
He shook my hand, asked about the firearms that I shoot in competition, and handed me his card. At least that would be a good start. The Indians respected this lone warrior, who was part Indian. Turner Saddlery similarly honored Hathcock by producing a line of leather rifle slings based on his design. This would help dispute any matters with snipers who are glory hunters tallying up numbers. Somewhere near Khe Sanh or 881S or where ever…they evidently shot target practice together. You did him proud with this article! You may wish to ask factual questions about at the , discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the , or ask for help at the.