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Author Mills, Dan, 1968-

Title Sniper one : on scope and under siege with a sniper team in Iraq / Dan Mills.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    956.7044 MIL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    956.7044 MIL    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xxvi, 349 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Ilustrations -- view of al Amarah city centre from above its southern Edge, over a lynx helicopter gunner's shoulder -- The Cimic house compound beside the River Tigris -- Sniper platoon, 1PWRR. back row, left to right : H, smudge -- Des, Dv, Dan, Daz, Rob, Chris, Fitz, Ben and Ads. front row : Pikey, Longy, Oost, Sam, Harry, Redders and Louey -- Yours truly on the look-out for enemy activity on Cimic house's roof -- Article picturing rogue cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, pinned on -- The wall of sniper platoon's living quarters -- A typical roof-top scene post-battle -- House's swimming-pool -- Louey and Daz in the rear sangar -- An l96 sniper rifle with a simrad night sight -- The view of the oms building from behind the wall where Dan's men first returned fire at the enemy, on 18 April -- RPG alley -- View of the OMS building from the neighbouring park, a favoured launch location for enemy mortar teams -- Major Ken Tait on his return from a fighting patrol before -- He was banned from going out -- The remains of Daz's burned-out snatch after the 18 April contact -- The awesome AC-130 spectre gunship -- Chris, me and sgt Ian Caldwell in the driveway of Cimic house, preparing to leave on an arrest raid -- Chris snipes and des spots while concealed on a roof-top in downtown al Amarah.
Summary When Sgt. Mills and the rest of the 1st Battalion flew into Iraq in April, 2004, they were soon fighting for their lives. "Sniper One" is a breathtaking chronicle of endurance, camaraderie, dark humor, and courage in the face of relentless, lethal assault.
Subject Mills, Dan, 1968-
Iraq War, 2003- -- Personal narratives, British.
Snipers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
ISBN 9780312531263 : $26.95

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