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  • The Killing School

  • Inside the World's Deadliest Sniper Program
  • By: Brandon Webb, John David Mann
  • Narrated by: Lou Lambert
  • Length: 13 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 596
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 533
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 532

In this revealing new audiobook, Webb takes listeners through every aspect of this training, describing how Spec Ops snipers are taught each dimension of their art. Trainees learn to utilize every edge possible to make their shot - from studying crosswinds, barometric pressure, latitude, and even the rotation of the Earth, to becoming ballistic experts. But marksmanship is only one aspect of the training. Each SEAL's endurance, stealth, and mental and physical stamina are tested and pushed to the breaking point.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • meh

  • By Chip Porter on 07-28-17

telling other people's stories

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-19

very little of this of this book is his orginal material, most the book is him retelling other stories that are already out there in book form.
Lots of bad errors like m40 is 30-06, and 30 cal is bigger than 7.62mm.
very bad!!

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  • American Buffalo

  • In Search of a Lost Icon
  • By: Steven Rinella
  • Narrated by: Patrick G. Lawlor
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,308
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,304

Steven Rinella won a lottery to hunt for a wild buffalo in the Alaskan wilderness. One of only four hunters that year who succeeded in killing a buffalo, he carried the carcass down a snow-covered mountainside and floated it four miles down a white-water canyon while being trailed by grizzly bears and suffering from hypothermia. Rinella found himself contemplating his own place among the 14,000 years' worth of buffalo hunters in North America and the place of the buffalo in the American consciousness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing, fun, full of information.

  • By jason on 10-07-15

good hunt, bad filler

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-20-18

great hunting stor. would have liked more on it.
book feels like 50% side info, some interesting, most are just bad filler

  • Joker One

  • A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood
  • By: Donovan Campbell
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286

When Donovan Campbell's platoon deployed to Ramadi in the spring of 2004, they believed they'd be spending most of their time building schools, training police, and making friends with the citizens. But shortly after arriving, when Campbell awoke to the chilling cry of "Jihad, Jihad, Jihad!" echoing from minaret to minaret across the city, he knew they had an altogether different situation on their hands.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This One is No Joke

  • By Doug on 04-05-11

lackluster

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-16

kinda of boring, lacked detail, and did not draw you in.
author reveals allot of emotion, but it lacks connection

  • Dead Center

  • A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War
  • By: Ed Kugler
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 645
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 594
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 591

Raw, straightforward, and powerful, Ed Kugler's account of his two years as a Marine scout-sniper in Vietnam vividly captures his experiences there - the good, the bad, and the ugly. After enlisting in the Marines at 17, then being wounded in Santo Domingo during the Dominican crisis, Kugler arrived in Vietnam in early 1966. As a new sniper with the 4th Marines, Kugler picked up bush skills while attached to 3d Force Recon Company, and then joined the grunts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If not the best certainly tied for the best

  • By Rose Dawn Blanton on 08-04-15

more of a story about the harshness of war

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-24-16

little slow to get started, but was a good book overall. the author shares his struggles with dealing with the brutality if war

  • Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition

  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266

January 1991: IRAQ. Eight members of the SAS regiment embark upon a top-secret mission to infiltrate deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they are to sever a vital underground communication link and to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers. Their call sign: BRAVO TWO ZERO. Each laden with 15 stones of equipment, they tab 20km across the desert to reach their objective. But within days, their location is compromised. After a fierce fire fight, they are forced into evasive action. Four men are captured. Three die. Only one escapes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Legend Worthy SAS story

  • By John Mc on 08-06-18

excellent story of will to survive

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-24-16

amazing story, good performance by narrator, must listen too, shows the dark side of humanity

  • The Mission, the Men, and Me

  • Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander
  • By: Pete Blaber
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,510
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,342

As a commander of Delta Force - the most elite counter terrorist organization in the world - Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous, controversial, and significant military and political events of our time. Now he takes his intimate knowledge of warfare - and the heart, mind, and spirit it takes to win - and moves his focus from the combat zone to civilian life. As the smoke clears from exciting stories about never-before-revealed top-secret missions that were executed all over the globe, listeners will emerge wiser, more capable, and more ready for life's personal victories than they ever thought possible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • DELTA Adventures with Everyday Tactical Advice

  • By Billy on 05-16-14

just eh

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-11-16

random collection short events used to convey talking points. stories were kinda interesting but overall a boring book