Warfare Through the Ages: Sharpshooters, 1st Edition

  • Gary Yee
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1725340429
  • ISBN-13: 9781725340428
  • DDC: 356.162
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Sharpshooters are much more than skilled marksmen. They must be stealthy and patient, willing to sit hidden in uncomfortable places for hours, and much more. This instructive volume highlights the different weapons, ammunitions, and other equipment favored by various sharpshooters, their benefits and shortcomings, and their development. Readers will also enjoy learning about the favored tactics and ruses used by these eagle-eyed warriors. A list of notable sharpshooters and snipers highlights their fascinating feats as well as the wars in which they participated and country affiliations. Tales of tremendous adventures will keep readers engrossed and eagerly flipping pages.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Notable Sharpshooters and Snipers.
1: Early Flintlock Era 1700–81.
2: Rifles Win Acceptance 1797–1815.
3: Percussion Era and The Minié Ball 1817–57.
4: The American Civil War 1861–65.
5: From Sharpshooting to Sniping 1866–1918.
6: World War Ii to The Present 1940–Present.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.