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    Summary There is a sniper on a roof waiting to fire. While he is waiting he is shot at by an unseen enemy who is on another roof. Since he can’t find the other sniper he decides to shoot an informer he sees on the street below, causing him to be shot in the arm. This leaves him unable to lift his rifle, and therefore unable to use it correctly. He decides that the only way to be rid of the enemy sniper is to get him to become visible. The sniper tricks the enemy into thinking that he is dead, and the enemy stands up, believing he is safe to do so. The sniper kills him and he falls to the street. The sniper decides to go down and see who he had been up against. When he turns over the body of his dead enemy he sees that it was his brother that had been shooting at him. Context This story comes from the civil war of Ireland, which occurred from 1921 to 1923. Specifically, it happened during the Battle of Dublin in 1922. This was due to the divide between Republicans and Free Staters because of differences in religion and how the country should be divided. The author of the story was himself a veteran of World War I and had knowledge of how awful war could be. I…

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    Being A Sniper Essay

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    Elbows in the mud rain dripping down the scope getting ready for the words. Take the shot. What is a Sniper or Spotter most people know but there's some people in the world that don't know. A sniper is is a guns men or women in the military or any other branch. And a spotter is a snipers partner. Simo Hayha aka white death is the most deadly sniper in the world with over 540 total kills during the winter war. This is important to know if you're a person that is wanting to be a Sniper or Spotter.…

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    American Sniper Quotes

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    POW! Chris kyles sniper goes off. One .50 caliber bullet soaring through the sky going as fast as a rocket about to hit the sniper killing all of Kyles men. And in one blink of an eye the sniper is dead and Kyle got the farthest shot ever. American Sniper is about and by Chris Kyle tells us about military training and being a seal. Kyle was a sniper. A very good one, too. He has won lots of reward and he has the farthest kill ever made by a sniper. Also the most kills recorded at 255 deaths.…

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    Then a whip went through the air, Chris got shot in the shoulder. “Sean get your ass up to Chris and keep your damn head down.” I said. Sean went up to Chris and started to work. Knowing now that there was sniper fire I told them to keep there heads down and only fire if they have a clear sight on the sniper. Kody and I were pinned behind the rocks and couldn’t get a shot. Brad yelled “I found a spot and could pick him off.” Brad giving them some fire support I radioed it in that we were in a…

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    By definition, a sniper is a marksman who maintains close visual contact with an enemy, and shoots from concealed positions or distances. Snipers must excel at long-range shooting, infiltration, camouflage, surveillance, and target acquisitions. Snipers must also posses vast quantities of patience, be able to stay frozen for extraordinarily long periods of time, and outlast their opponents in severe weather. Although women were usually not allowed to become snipers during this time period,…

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    I kneeled down on the roof of an abandoned apartment, watching my next prey. I aimed the SR25 American sniper at the person’s head, click goes the sound of the trigger, before I could look up I saw my victim's body lying limp on fresh concrete with at a puddle of blood surrounding them and one perfect bullet hole through their head. Bystanders immediately pulled out their phones forming a circle around the body. I picked up the sniper, slung it around my back and walked down the steps of the…

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    the mentality of those involved in it. “The Sniper” takes place in Dublin, amidst the Irish Civil War, where two opposing snipers sit atop two roofs across the street from each other. At the end of the story the main protagonist, a young republican sniper, cleverly outsmarts the opposing sniper, unknowingly killing his own brother. Liam O’Flaherty’s “The Sniper” conveys the horrors of war not only by presenting its physical dangers, but also by showing its psychological effects. The short…

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    Beltway Sniper Case Study

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    of a government by intimidation or coercion; or (iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination. or kidnapping”(Definitions of Terrorism). This definition describes the case of John Allen Muhammad, 42, and Lee Boyd Malvo, 17 . Although they did not have an agenda, people to persuade, or a government to attack, clearly their assault on was meant to intimidate and frighten the citizens of the Washington D.C. area. This was the solitary goal in the Beltway Sniper…

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    Dc Sniper Research Paper

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    The DC Snipers October 2, 2002, is the start of a series of murders that authorities had a difficult time explaining. At 5:20 p.m. the first shot of many over the course of several days was fired through a window at a Michaels Craft Store in Aspen Hill. In a little over an hour later, at 6:30 p.m., James Martin, who was a 55-year-old program analyst at NOAA, was fatally shot and killed in the Shoppers Food Warehouse grocery store parking lot in Glenmont. The next morning on October 3, within two…

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    SOCIOLOGICAL CRITICAL THINKING By Seth Owen The Beltway sniper attacks were a string of killings that occurred between October 2, 2002 and October 22, 2002 in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The perpetrators, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, claimed ten victims and wounded seven others during the attacks. Their criminal activity began in February, 2002 with a series of murders and robberies in eight different states which left seven dead and seven wounded. The shootings were…

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