This book is a long-overdue account of, and a well-deserved tribute to, the Marine Corps sniper program in Vietnam. It documents the circumstances behind training and employment, the equipment chosen for use, the transition from the M700 sniping rifle to the M40A1 and the extreme effectiveness of the Vietnam-era sniping effort overall.Half of the rice field shots we subsequently made in the Da Nang enclave could have been made better with the open sights on an Ml4. Although Marine Corps field use of the M1903A1 Springfield and the M1 Garand sniping rifles has been thoroughly ... FMFM 1-3B, SNIPING, October 1967, the initial draft edition of the Vietnam-era sniper training manual, is presented as follows: The two models ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The One-round War|
|Author||:||Peter R. Senich|