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.According to Vietnam-era Marine Corps information: The III MAF Force Logistic Support Group (FLSG), commanded by Colonel ... the nucleus of the 3d Service Battalion from the 3d Marine Division and reinforced by support elements from the 3d Force Service Regiment on Okinawa. ... In view of his vast experience with the Model 70 Winchester and the Remington M700 sniper rifle, when asked, a Whichanbsp;...
|Author||:||Peter R. Senich|
|Publisher||:||Paladin Press - 1996-01-01|