They have been there for a long time and they are a necessary part of all modern mortal combats. Snipers are highly trained, professional shooters with astounding aiming skills. They know which enemy to take down first and when to take him/her down. Their lives are full of adventures and risky assignments. There are many snipers who have fought for their countries and the others work individually or in small teams on missions given to them by their clients. They are always combat ready and we have only seen them in movies. This article will tell you about real life snipers who have won many battles and have never missed their mark.
Trained from the age of 14 to be a sniper, Lyudmila was not like her friends. She joined the army when she grew up. She had confessed that she found it difficult to kill the Germans at first but when another woman was shot right beside her, she got the courage for fighting back. She killed 36 powerful snipers of the enemy force and apart from that some 187 enemies at the battle of Odessa. She was not just a sharp shooter but also got a masters degree and became a historian when the battle was over.
He is probably the most revered sniper of the United States. He had won all the prestigious shooting championship of his country. In the Vietnamese war he had a bounty of $30,000 set on him. He did get injured in the risky missions but nothing could stop him from being a real life martial hero. He has taught many young aspirants how to become a great sniper. If compared then he will possibly emerge as the sniper who undertook the most risky adventures.
He is the best Canadian sniper. Rob Furlong broke all the records of previous snipers when he took life of an al-Qaeda enemy from a distance of a little more than 1.5 miles. More unbelievably he achieved this feat with meager weapon like the .50 caliber McMillan Brothers Tac- 50 Rifle.
Adelbert F. Waldron:
Whenever he aimed, someone died. That was the precision and accuracy of Adelbert, who is one of the greatest American snipers. Once he killed an enemy while riding a horse with his military team mates, from a distance of over 900 meters, with just one shot.
Simo Hayha is probably the most vicious sniper in world history. He killed some 505 enemies with rifle shots and 200 with the help of sub-machine gun. He is quite aptly nicknamed ‘the white death’. While battling the Russian enemies alone he dressed himself in the color of snow and thus the name.