..._Carlos Norman Hathcock II (aka "White Feather) "was a United States Marine Corps sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills. One of Hathcock's most famous accomplishments was shooting an enemy sniper through the enemy's own rifle scope, hitting him in the eye and killing him
Marine Sniper Carlos Hathcock. No longer the record holder for longest shot, but still very much the most successful sniper we've ever had - and single handedly responsible for changing the way scout snipers are during peace time as well as wartime.
Carlos Hathcock. Marine Sniper 93 Confirmed and 360 Unconfirmed Kills including a 2500 meter kill with A Browning .50 Machine Gun he added a scope to. While burning alive he pulled 7 Marines out of a burning vehicle that ran over a land mine. He died in 1999 from multiple sclerosis.
A great Marine and one of the best snipers in history. Marine Sniper Carlos Hathcock had 93 confirmed kills during the Vietnam War and was a legend in the Corps because of it. A truly great man who defended American troops with exquisite precision. The best of the best. Read his story, specifically the man bicycling through the rice paddy tracking and kill.
Though one of eight American military nurses who died while serving in Vietnam, First Lieutenant Sharon Ann Lane. was the only American nurse killed as a direct result of hostile fire. For her service in Vietnam, she was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star with “V” device, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the National Order of Vietnam Medal, and the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross (with Palm).