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Author Cavallaro, Gina.

Title Sniper: American single-shot warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan [Hoopla electronic resource] / Gina Cavallaro, Matt Larsen.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Read by Jo Anna Perrin, Johnny Heller.
Summary From Afghanistan's Hindu Kush peaks and sunbaked Helmand Valley to Baghdad, Mosul and Ramadi in Iraq, American snipers have braved heart-pounding situations to hit their human targets dead-on. Few military feats stir the imagination like the image of a pair of riflemen waiting quietly in a building, a bomb crater, or a mountain pass for a Taliban or Al Qaeda fighter to walk into their crosshairs.Sniper presents real-life tales from the military's frontline snipers-their hits and their misses, the anguish of loss, and the anxiety of the first kill. Authors Gina Cavallaro and Matt Larsen provide riveting accounts of American soldiers and marines on the battlefield, and take a rare look at how Rangers and Special Forces snipers train and operate, and how the war on terror has changed the role of military snipers.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Commando operations. -- Sound recordings.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Commando operations. -- Sound recordings.
Snipers -- United States -- History -- 21st century. -- Sound recordings.
Snipers -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century. -- Sound recordings.
Snipers -- Afghanistan -- History -- 21st century. -- Sound recordings.
Sniping (Military science) -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Larsen, Matt.
Perrin, Jo Anna. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781452622866 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1452622868 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10755665
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