During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group (SOG) carried an astonishing array of firearms while operating behind enemy lines.
Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I were Chippewa, Cree, Blackfeet, Mohawk, Iroquois and Inuit men who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
It’s not every day that one gets to ambush one of America’s top secret commandos.
At the NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Dallas, American Rifleman will host six Special Presentations, with Maj. John L. Plaster headlining with “Snipers In World War II.”
During World War I, America’s top riflemen and British and Canadian instructors ran the United States’ first sniper school at Camp Perry, Ohio. The skills taught there would soon be used in the trenches of France, and then wouldn’t be taught again for 60 years.
At the 145th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Louisville, Ky., American Rifleman will host four special presentations, including one in honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor—”a day which will live in infamy”—Dec. 7, 1941.