Shock factor : America's snipers in the War on Terror
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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
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Central - Adult Nonfiction
956.7044 COUGH
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Central - Adult Nonfiction
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Book
Edition
First edition.
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viii, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781250016553, 125001655X

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Includes index.
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Retired Marine sniper Jack Coughlin (Shooter) and John Bruning pull back the curtain of secrecy to take an insider's look at the dark and misunderstood world of America's sniper force. Long considered the redheaded stepchildren of the infantry, snipers have been loathed by their fellow warriors, called "ten cent killers" by our media, and portrayed as unbalanced psychopaths by Hollywood. Coughlin and Bruning explore the lives and careers of some of America's most effective snipers during key missions, moments and campaigns in the War on Terror. Part page-turning thriller, part deeply human drama, Shock Factor takes you from the streets of the modern day "Stalingrad" of Ramadi to the skyscrapers of Baghdad as America's one-shot warriors fight desperate battles against all odds, find themselves at the heart of tense international incidents, stalk key enemy leaders, and discover horrific human rights abuses perpetrated by our own allies. Based on extensive interviews with snipers currently on active duty, Shock Factor's gripping accounts of harrowing combat, buried truths and secrets revealed could only be told by snipers to a trusted member of their own elite and cloistered brotherhood.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Coughlin, J., & Bruning, J. R. (2014). Shock factor: America's snipers in the War on Terror. First edition. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Coughlin, Jack and John R. Bruning. 2014. Shock Factor: America's Snipers in the War On Terror. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Coughlin, Jack and John R. Bruning, Shock Factor: America's Snipers in the War On Terror. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2014.

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Coughlin, Jack,, and John R Bruning. Shock Factor: America's Snipers in the War On Terror. First edition. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2014. Print.

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