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- The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
- Written by: Chris Kyle, Scott McEwan, Jim DeFelice
- Narrated by: John Pruden
- Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. The Pentagon has officially confirmed more than 150 of Kyles kills (the previous American record was 109), but it has declined to verify the astonishing total number for this book. Iraqi insurgents feared Kyle so much they named him al-Shaitan ("the devil") and placed a bounty on his head.
- By Anonymous User on 2019-03-18
I left with a different look at war and the people in it. The movie was nothing like this book, definitely worth a read. One thing I took from it was the attitude of this man, It reminded me of when I was a Firefighter, your worst fear is missing a good one and not being there with your buddies.. not the job itself,, Fire calls aren't actually trying to kill you though, just a bad situation that needs to be resolved... The mindset to go to war and be happy about it and be bored when not engaging is something I hadn't considered. There were parts of this book that were great and parts that kinda made me question things like their empathy when (shooting fish in a bucket). *You'll know once you read it what I'm talking about.. I guess being in that mindset is completely different than what we're used to.. Great read