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6 February 1917

Extract from war diary of 1st Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Trenches at Ferme du Bois

Trenches quiet.  No enemy activity.  Snipers reported several direct hits.  Hard frost at night.

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Caption this photo in the comments section. The winners will be posted Monday, February 13th. 45 more words

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Canadian Army to acquire semi-automatic sniper weapon

Defence industry representatives say they have been briefed about plans by the Canadian Army to acquire what is being called the Semi-Automatic Sniper Weapon or SASW. 159 more words

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Out of Reach

It was dark. There was no light switch, no lamp, there wasn’t even electricity, unless you were lucky enough to find a line that ran off the generator at the TAC 200-ft away. 2,770 more words


Prelude - xm2010

I spent the first four months of a 12-month deployment armed with two sniper rifles; the M24 and the M110. My 10th Mountain Division sniper section was deployed to RC East, Logar, Afghanistan where we would experience the crippling inability of performing the job of a sniper because, like many snipers before us, we were deployed with weapons that were incapable of effectively engaging the enemy across the vast terrain of Afghanistan. 1,365 more words