Chris Kyle: American Sniper - 10 Questions - TIME
From to , U. The Pentagon has officially confirmed more than of Kyles kills the previous American record was , but it has declined to verify the astonishing total number for this book.
Army soldiers, whom he protected with deadly accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions.
A native Texan who learned to shoot on childhood hunting trips with his father, Kyle was a champion saddle-bronc rider prior to joining the Navy.
He recorded a personal-record 2,yard kill shot outside Baghdad; in Fallujah, Kyle braved heavy fire to rescue a group of Marines trapped on a street; in Ramadi, he stared down insurgents with his pistol in close combat.
Kyle talks honestly about the pain of war—of twice being shot and experiencing the tragic deaths of two close friends. American Sniper also honors Kyles fellow warriors, who raised hell on and off the battlefield. And in moving first-person accounts throughout, Kyles wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their marriage and children, as well as on Chris.
Adrenaline-charged and deeply personal, American Sniper is a thrilling eyewitness account of war that only one man could tell. Please note that due to the large file size of these special features this enhanced e-book may take longer to download then a standard e-book.
This reviewer is UK based where recent military conflicts have received considerable negative press. This biography enlightens the reader with the perspective and motivation of ally combatants, providing much needed balance.
The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
Very easy to read, gripping, informative, and crucially, inspiring, I strongly recommend this work to all who are trying to make sense of gruesome casualty figures all sides has suffered. I confess I watched the film first although I was aware of who Chris Kyle was when he was alive. If you enjoyed the film and want more, this book will quench that thirst for you. First class hero.
Very entertaining, easy to read. A great insight into the life of a true warrior and hero. Customer Reviews See All.
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