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Carlos Hathcock

Carlos Hathcock: Vietnam’s Deadliest Sniper

Chris Kyle is probably the most famous sniper in U.S. history. Thanks to his best-selling autobiography, American Sniper, and an award-nominated film of the same title, the Navy Seal became an icon with 160 confirmed kills in four tours of duty in Iraq. However, decades before, Carlos Hathcock became a legendary sniper in the dense […]

recce rifle

What Is A Recce Rifle?

In recent years, all things SEAL-related have become extremely popular. For decades, members of the United States Navy’s Sea, Air, and Land Teams maintained a stance of being “quiet professionals.” Aside from a few ridiculous 80s action flicks, very little was known about the community and “teams’ guys.” However, the American public remained intrigued with […]

Simo Häyhä finland's greatest sniper

Simo Häyhä – The White Death

Simo Häyhä may not be a familiar name in the United States or many other parts of the world. But in Finland, he is a well-respected hero, and in the Soviet Union, he will forever be remembered as the infamous “White Death.” Häyhä was a soldier in the Finnish army during what historians call the […]