American Sniper is the best selling autobiography of Chris Kyle's experience in the Iraq war. As a U.S. Navy SEAL, Kyle recorded the most confirmed sniper kills in U.S. military history. The first person account begins in North Texas where Kyle grew up hunting with a 30-06 rifle, and worked as a cowboy. He takes readers through his SEAL training and on to Iraq, where he began his deployment in 2003 against Saddam Hussein's army. Kyle served 4 combat tours in Iraq where he fought in both rural and urban environments, including combat in Fallujah and Ramadi. American Sniper gives readers an extremely close, inside view of America's experience in Iraq, and a revealing discussion of the enemies we faced there. Kyle's shooting skills took out enemy combatants typically from 200 feet to 1,200 yards. He received two Silver Stars and five Bronze Stars with Valor. Not only is this compelling autobiography a historical war memoir, but Kyle also shares the dramatic effect the war had on his family relationship. American Sniper by Chris Kyle is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the Iraq War and those who served there. Paperback. 379 pages, plus additional information about the author.
- Autobiography by the most famous sniper in U.S. military history
- A best selling war memoir
- An inside view of America's experience in Iraq
- Takes you through 4 combat tours
- Shares the dramatic effect war has on family relations
- Additional information about the author
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