Special Presentation: Maj. John Plaster on “Sniping in the Great War”

posted on April 11, 2015

undefinedRetired U.S. Army Special Forces Major John Plaster continues his sniping history seminars, this year covering the First World War which saw the true birth of modern sniping. Incorporating numerous photographs, he will cover U.S., German, British, Canadian, Russian and French sniping rifles and optics; sniper training in these respective countries; evolving tactics and techniques; notable sniping figures of that era; the NRA's significant role in sniper training and equipment development; and detailed accounts from major battles and engagements. Hosted by American Rifleman’s Mark Keefe, this session is free to NRA Members at the NRA Annual Meetings in Nashville. Special Presentation: Sniping in the Great War


Date: April 11
Time: 12:30 pm
Location: Room 207
Speaker: Major John L. Plaster



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