Marine Sniper Characters

Charles W. Henderson
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Carlos Norman Hathcock II

Carlos Hathcock (1942—1999) is the subject of the biography. He is described as deeply tanned, five feet ten inches tall, weighing in at between 120 and 140 pounds, and possessed of an incredible constitution and patience. He is a United States Marine Corps sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills and more than 300 probable kills during the Vietnam War. Born in Geyer Springs, Arkansas, Hathcock grows up in rural Arkansas with his grandmother. From a young age, Hathcock is an avid hunter and shooter. Many of his childhood days are spent in the woods with an inoperable Mauser rifle that his father brings back from prior military service. At the age of seventeen, in 1959, Hathcock enlists in the Marine Corps. He marries Josephine Winstead in 1962. Prior to deployment, Hathcock wins numerous shooting championships including the prestigious Wimbledon Cup for long-range shooting, at Camp Perry, Ohio in...

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