Chris Kyle

American Sniper And American Gun By Legendary Sniper Chris Kyles

Christopher Scott Kyle (April 8, 1974 – February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL veteran and the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history From 1999 to 2009, Kyle was recorded as the most killer sniper in US military history. With 255 murders, 160 of them are officially confirmed by the US Department of Defense (Pentagon). The previous American record was 109.

Chris Kyle
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The compatriots of the country he protected with the accuracy of his deadly shot during the Iraq war called him “Legend”. Meanwhile, deadly shots originating from an unknown location, make the enemy cringe. The enemy hates him so much that they call him “Devil of Ramadi” and make a prize contest for the one who can kill him.

Kyle served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded one Silver Star Medal, four Bronze Star Medals with “V” devices, a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and numerous other unit and personal awards.

Chris Kyle death tragically , was killed, shot with a 45 caliber gun. On February 2, 2013, Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, were shot and killed by Former Marine He Was Trying to Help, Eddie Ray Routh,  at Resort shooting in Erath County, Texas. Kyle  buried at the Texas State Cemetery, Feb. 12, 2013.

His killer, Eddie Ray Routh,  a PTSD-afflicted veteran, was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

 

American Sniper BookAmerican Sniper Book & Movie

American Sniper: The Lethal Sniper Autobiography in U.S. Military History is  a New York Times bestseller which tells of Chris Kyles 10 years as a Navy SEAL including his multiple combat tours in Iraq and elsewhere.

This book is an autobiography written by Navy SEAL Chris Kyle United States, along with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice.

The american sniper book is a true story that is quite interesting to read.

The American Sniper Book Publisher, William Morrow and Company, released this book on January 2, 2012. And this book for 37 weeks became one of the books in the New York Times Best Seller list.

Some sources claimed Kyle’s family had said all his book proceeds were donated to veterans’ charities.

American sniper movie released in 2014, featuring Bradley Cooper who plays Kyle and directed by Clint Eastwood.

American Sniper is  highest grossing film in the United States, beating out Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1.

American Sniper Cast

  • Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle
  • Cole Konis as Young Chris Kyle
  • Keir O’Donnell as Jeff Kyle
  • Luke Sunshine as Young Jeff Kyle
  • Ben Reed as Wayne Kyle
  • Elise Robertson as Deby Kyle
  • Kyle Gallner as Goat-Winston
  • Troy Vincent as Pastor
  • Brandon Salgado Telis as Brandon Salgado-Telis
  • Marnette Patterson as Sarah
  • Jason Hall as Cowboy
  • Billy Miller as Navy Recruiter
  • Leonard Roberts as Instructor Rolle

American Sniper Trailer

American GunAmerican Gun Book

At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, Chris Kyle, was wrote a book titled  American Gun A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms.

American Gun is the perfect follow up from his first book which will keep readers captivated with his military knowledge and experience relating to these American weapons.

Chris Kyle, Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL  and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper,  reveals how ten legendary guns forever changed U.S. history.

Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story of America, from the Revolution to the present, goes into depth about 10 of Americas most famous weapons, from the Kentucky long rifle to the M-16 and how they helped shaped history.

Drawing on his unmatched firearms knowledge and combat experience, Kyle carefully chose ten guns to help tell his story:

  • The American long rifle
  • Spencer repeater
  • Colt
  • .45 revolver
  • Winchester 1873 rifle
  • Springfield M1903 rifle
  • M1911 pistol
  • Thompson submachine gun
  • M1 Garand
  • .38 Special police revolver
  • M16

 

“Perhaps more than any other nation in the world,” Kyle writes, “the history of the United States has been shaped by the gun.

 

References :

wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Sniper_(book)

wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Kyle

imdb.com/title/tt2179136/

harpercollins.com/9780062242716/american-gun

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