Marine Sniper Topics for Discussion

Charles W. Henderson
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After reading the book, do you feel that Marine Companies should have a permanently-assigned sniper platoon as part of their standard organization? Why or why not?

Regarding the course of instruction offered by Hathcock, Land, and others; what aspects of sniper operations and training surprised you? What aspects of sniper operations and training were what you would have expected?

The text suggests that many people consider sniper operations to be somehow immoral—that warfare is horrible but essentially fair, whereas sniper operations are a form of murder or assassination. After reading the book, do you feel that snipers are immoral, cold-blooded murderers or specialized soldiers?

Hathcock shoots one sniper in the eye—the bullet presumably piercing the length of the dead sniper's telescopic rifle sight before striking the enemy in the eye (review the end of Chapter 13). Realizing that a line of...

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