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Amboy, IL, USA
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  • Marine Sniper

  • 93 Confirmed Kills
  • By: Charles Henderson
  • Narrated by: Kevin Foley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,246
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 955
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 957

There have been many Marines. There have been many marksmen. But there has been only one Sergeant Carlos Hathcock, a legend of Marine lore. He stalked the Viet Cong behind enemy lines. His record has never been matched: 93 confirmed kills. This is his story. Powerful, chilling, and all true.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • history at its best

  • By sheridan on 03-27-08

A must listen, A+

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-24-09

I was totally blown away by the story of Gunny Hathcock. The book completely rounds out his life. I felt as though I knew Carlos after listening to it. It was great to take on trips. I know of 5-6 people who have borrowed my iPod to listen to his story. I had not understood the sniper mentality until I started listening to this book and it really taught me a few things. A++

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Easy Company Soldier

  • The Legendary Battles of a Sergeant from WW II's 'Band of Brothers'
  • By: Don Malarkey, Bob Welch
  • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 389
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290

Sgt. Don Malarkey takes us not only into the battles fought from Normandy to Germany, but into the heart and mind of a soldier who beat the odds to become an elite paratrooper and lost his best friend during the nightmarish engagement at Bastogne. Drafted in 1942, Malarkey arrived at Toccoa Camp in Georgia and was one of six soldiers who earned their Eagle wings and went to England in 1943 to provide ground cover for the largest amphibious military attack in history: Operation Overlord.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid American Greatness

  • By David Ewing on 09-28-10

Really Rounds out Band of Brothers

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-09

A truly great book. One that will have you fighting and brawling with the 101st in the trenches and feeling all of their losses. Highly recommended.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful