TITLE

The Distant Executioner

AUTHOR(S)
Langewiesche, William
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Vanity Fair;Feb2010, Issue 594, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of a U.S. Army National Guard sniper. It discusses his moral perspective and Christian religious beliefs. He is quoted citing the story of David and Goliath as relevant to his job. His work as a police sniper is described, and accounts of firefights in Afghanistan, during which he killed several members of the Taliban, are also presented.
ACCESSION #
48639813

 

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