Top 5 Deadliest Snipers Ever. These snipers are the deadliest, most accurate snipers in history. You might be good at Call of Duty but these guys are the real deal!
5. Craigh Harrison
Harrison was a British sniper assigned to Afghanistan. One day, he had a Taliban fighter in his sights at two miles away. After nine shots to gauge the distance, he got his bearings, placed the target precisely on the Taliban fighter, and made him "go away". Then Harrison noticed the friend of the guy he just wasted a little further back, and drilled him too. Two world record shots, the longest from 2707 yards...
4. Carlos Hathcock
Carlos Norman Hathcock II (20 May 1942 – 23 February 1999) was a United States Marine Corps sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills in Vietnam. Before deploying to Vietnam, Hathcock had won shooting championships, including matches at Camp Perry and the Wimbledon Cup. His fame as a sniper and his dedication to long-distance shooting led him to become a major developer of the United States Marine Corps Sniper training program.
3. Chris Kyle
Chris Kyle (April 8, 1974 – February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL and the most lethal sniper in American military history with 160 confirmed kills. Kyle served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism in combat. He remained in the spotlight after leaving the Navy and wrote a New York Times bestselling autobiography, American Sniper. Kyle was shot and killed at a shooting range on February 2, 2013.
2. Vasily Zaytsev
Vasily Grigoryevich Zaytsev, was a Soviet sniper and a Hero of the Soviet Union during World War II. During the Battle of Stalingrad, he killed 225 soldiers and officers of the Wehrmacht and other Axis armies, including 11 enemy snipers. Enemy at the Gates, starring Jude Law as Zaytsev, was based on Zaytsev's life as a sniper.
1. Simo Häyhä
Simo Häyhä, nicknamed "White Death" by the Red Army, was a Finnish marksman. He acquired the highest recorded number of confirmed sniper kills (505) during the Winter War (1939–1940) between Finland and the Soviet Union. The Soviets wanted to kill Häyhä with counter-snipers and artillery strikes, and on March 6, 1940, Häyhä was shot in his lower left jaw by a Russian soldier. He was picked up by fellow soldiers who said "half his cheek was missing", but he did not die, he regained consciousness on March 13, the day peace was declared.
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