American sniper

Autobiographie du tireur d'élite Chris Kyle, ancien membre de la force spéciale de la marine de guerre des Etats-Unis, les Navy Seals, force armée déployée notamment en Irak.

Author: Chris Kyle

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ISBN: 9782915243611

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Chris Kyle est le sniper le plus redoutable de toute l'histoire militaire américaine. Surnommé « Al-Shaitan » (le Diable) par ceux qu'il traquait et « la Légende » par ses frères d'armes des Navy SEALs, il est crédité de 255 ennemis tués. Déployé à quatre reprises en Irak dans le cadre de l'opération Iraqi Freedom, il a été engagé dans les combats urbains les plus terribles du conflit : Fallouja, Ramadi ou encore Sadr City. Progressant au cœur des fournaises insurgées, investissant les maisons en tête des groupes d'assaut, protégeant ses camarades depuis son poste de tir, pris pour cible par les insurgés qui mirent sa tête à prix, Chris Kyle a été de toutes les batailles. Témoin des atrocités de la guerre et de la malveillance d'un ennemi fanatique, il livre un récit brut et dévoile au grand public son quotidien de SEAL et de sniper, mais aussi les conséquences de celui-ci sur sa vie personnelle.

American Sniper

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Author: Chris Kyle

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ISBN: 9780606366564

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 434

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A member of Navy SEAL Team 3 describes his life as a father, husband and as the serviceman with the most confirmed sniper kills in the history of the United States military while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

American Sniper

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster, Academy-Award nominated movie. “An amazingly detailed account of fighting in Iraq--a humanizing, brave story ...

Author: Chris Kyle

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006208237X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him “The Legend”; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle, who was tragically killed in 2013, writes honestly about the pain of war—including the deaths of two close SEAL teammates—and in moving first-person passages throughout, his wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their family, as well as on Chris. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time.

American Sniper

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster, Academy-Award nominated movie. “An amazingly detailed account of fighting in Iraq--a humanizing, brave story ...

Author: Chris Kyle

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062306707

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him “The Legend”; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle, who was tragically killed in 2013, writes honestly about the pain of war—including the deaths of two close SEAL teammates—and in moving first-person passages throughout, his wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their family, as well as on Chris. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time.

American Sniper

American Sniper is a compelling read.”—Clint Eastwood “An amazingly detailed account of fighting in Iraq—a humanizing, brave story that’s extremely readable.”—Patricia Cornwell, New York Times Book Review “In the elite ...

Author: Chris Kyle

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780062401724

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him “The Legend”; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle, who was tragically killed in 2013, writes honestly about the pain of war—including the deaths of two close SEAL teammates—and in moving first-person passages throughout, his wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their family, as well as on Chris. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time.

American Sniper

Autobiografie van een Amerikaanse oud-commando bij het elitekorps de Navy SEALs, die als scherpschutter actief was in Irak.

Author: Chris Kyle

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ISBN: 9789022577707

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The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle American Sniper Navy SEAL

A New York Times bestseller: The life story of Chris Kyle, the American Sniper.

Author: Michael J. Mooney

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316278238

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 64

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A New York Times bestseller: The life story of Chris Kyle, the American Sniper. A brutal warrior but a gentle father and husband, Chris Kyle led the life of an American hero. His renowned courage and skill in military service earned him two nicknames -- The Devil among insurgents and The Legend among his Navy SEAL brethren -- but his impact extended beyond that after he came home from combat and began working with fellow veterans. Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals Kyle's life story, from his Texas childhood up through his death in February 2013. Mooney interviews those closest to the late SEAL and also sheds light on the life of the suffering veteran who killed Kyle. The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle is a candid, essential portrait of a celebrated warrior -- a man about whom a movie has only added to the legend.

Chris Kyle

Informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Author: Alexis Burling

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1629699950

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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This biography examines the life of Chris Kyle using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking historical and contemporary images and photographs and informative sidebars, readers will learn about Kyle's family background, childhood, education, service in the US Navy SEALS, and his time as a sniper. Informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

BADASS

This brief work focuses on some of Chris Kyle's exploits in Iraq. You do not need to buy this eBook if you have 'America's Most Lethal Snipers.'

Author: Colin Farmer

Publisher: Colin Farmer

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Category: Fiction

Page: 258

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This brief work focuses on some of Chris Kyle's exploits in Iraq. You do not need to buy this eBook if you have 'America's Most Lethal Snipers.'

American Sniper Movie Tie in Edition

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.

Author: Chris Kyle

Publisher: Harper

ISBN: 9780062376572

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 480

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Now a major motion picture From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraqi War, called him "The Legend"; meanwhile the enemy feared him so much they placed a bounty on his head. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle's masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time. Includes new material by Taya Kyle

Chris Kyle Biography The Deadliest American Sniper in the US History

Chris Kyle knew that distinction very well as he was serving in Iraq for four deployments. When you read this book, you'll know exactly who Chris Kyle was, what he believed in, what he stood for.

Author: Chris Dicker

Publisher: Chris Dicker

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

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What does it take to be a good father at home and a good sniper killer abroad? Was Chris Kyle an American hero or a stone cold killer? He was known as the most lethal American Sniper in the US Military History, because he have killed more than 150 people caused threat to the US soldiers in the Iraq war. There was a bounty reward from $20,000 to $80,000 for his head in Iraq, as every sniper kill was associated with him, whether that was true or not. Many Iraq mercenaries wanted his head. Many speculate that Chris Kyle was a cold killer, because he was very good at it, from killing women with toddlers to military aged men. It was documented that all the Kyle's kills were terrorists or people who posed a threat to the US marines in Iraq. Otherwise he would have been prosecuted and in jail. For others, Chris Kyle was a true American hero, protecting the American values and way of life, inspiring many of the US soldiers in service for years to come. Most of the people in the United States are very soft and live in a dream world. They have no idea of what's going on at the other side of the world, the harsh environment Iraqis have been doing to themselves. Chris Kyle knew that distinction very well as he was serving in Iraq for four deployments. When you read this book, you'll know exactly who Chris Kyle was, what he believed in, what he stood for. You'll also learn Chis Kyle's relationship with his wife Taya Kyle as she struggled while he was serving his country in Iraq. All the drama, conflicts and family issues will be revealed. This book is about Chris Kyle's legacy! Grab your copy now!

American Wife

Chris and Taya's remarkable story has captivated millions through Clint Eastwood's blockbuster Academy Award-winning film American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper as Chris and Sienna Miller as Taya, and because of Chris's bestselling memoir ...

Author: Taya Kyle

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 9780062398086

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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The widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss—and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than the legend In early 2013, Taya Kyle and her husband, Chris, were the happiest they ever had been. Their decade-long marriage had survived years of war that took Chris, a U.S. Navy SEAL, away from Taya and their two children for agonizingly long stretches while he put his life on the line in many major battles of the Iraq War. After struggling to readjust to life out of the military, Chris had found new purpose in redirecting his lifelong dedication to service toward supporting veterans and their families. Their love had deepened, and their family was whole, finally. Then, the unthinkable. On February 2, 2013, Chris and his friend Chad Littlefield were killed while attempting to help a troubled vet. The life Chris and Taya fought so hard to build was shattered. In an instant, Taya became a single parent of two. A widow. A young woman facing the rest of her life without the man she loved. Chris and Taya's remarkable story has captivated millions through Clint Eastwood's blockbuster Academy Award-winning film American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper as Chris and Sienna Miller as Taya, and because of Chris's bestselling memoir, in which Taya contributed passages that formed the book's emotional core. Now, with trusted collaborator Jim DeFelice, Taya writes in never-before-told detail about the hours, days, and months after Chris's shocking death when grief threatened to overwhelm her. And yet throughout, friendship, family, and a deepening faith were lifelines that sustained her and the kids when the sorrow became too much. Two years after her husband's tragic death, Taya has found renewed meaning and connection to Chris by advancing their shared mission of "serving those who serve others," particularly military and first-responder families. She and the children are now embracing a new future, one that honors the past but also looks forward with hope, gratitude, and joy. American Wife is one of the most remarkable memoirs of the year—a universal chronicle of love and heartbreak, service and sacrifice, faith and purpose that will inspire every reader.

American Sniper An Autobiography by Chris Kyle Trivia On Books

Sadr City was the last place Kyle was deployed, and this was where he saw the worst fighting. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are.

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Trivia-on-Book: American Sniper: An Autobiography by Chris Kyle Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! Kyle's longest successful recorded shot was made from two thousand, one hundred yards (or one thousand, nine hundred and twenty meters) away outside of Sadr City. He had spotted an insurgent who was about to throw a grenade at a U.S. convoy. Kyle fired a single shot using a sniper rifle and successfully hit the man, killing him before he could cause any harm. Sadr City was the last place Kyle was deployed, and this was where he saw the worst fighting. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to American Sniper by Chris Kyle that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!

American Sniper by Chris Kyle A 20 minute Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book.

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. American Sniper by Chris Kyle - A 20-minute Summary Inside this Instaread Summary: • Overview of the entire book • Introduction to the important people in the book • Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book • Key Takeaways of the book • A Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary:Chapter 1 Kyle grew up in central Texas. He loved to hunt and ride horses and would have been a cowboy if he had not become a member of the Navy Sea, Air, Land Teams (SEAL). He had a lot of fun hunting with his mom, dad, and brother as a child. His dad and brother were his best friends growing up. Kyle learned true patience by learning to break a horse. He got involved in rodeo competitions to quench his thirst for being a cowboy. In 1992, he graduated and went to Tarleton State University with aspirations to join the military afterward. An accident in his freshman year ended his rodeo career when he had to have pins put in his wrist. He became a ranch hand for a man named David Landrum while he was still a student. Landrum’s strict expectations made Kyle want to prove himself. Kyle believes this prepared him to become a Navy SEAL. Kyle decided to quit school and join the military. He learned about the SEALs and wanted to become one. He investigated the opportunity further and learned that there was no guarantee he would become a SEAL if he joined the Navy. He would need to earn the privilege. Kyle went through the application process, but the Navy disqualified him because of the pins in his wrist. He felt his military career had ended before it began. He went back to work for Landrum and hoped to become a rancher. Shortly afterward, a recruiter called and asked if he was still interested in becoming a SEAL.

Ghost Sniper

The newest heart-pounding Sniper Elite thriller takes you on an action-packed adventure to both sides of the Atlantic, filled with the intrigue and movie-worthy warfare fans of the series have come to know and love"--

Author: Scott McEwen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501126156

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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A top-secret band of elite warriors are forced to take a side in the Mexican drug wars in this “gripping, fast-paced adventure” (Dan Hampton, New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot) of the Sniper Elite series from the co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller American Sniper. Bob Pope, the director of an American secret intelligence antiterrorism program, has lost contact with his most trusted operative, Navy Master Chief Gil Shannon, fearing him dead when a mission to take out a Swiss banker channeling funds to Muslim extremists goes awry. Now an American politician and her team have been assassinated in Mexico City by the Ghost Sniper—an American ex-military gunman-for-hire employed by Mexico’s most ruthless drug cartel—and Pope must turn instead to retired Navy SEAL Daniel Crosswhite and brand-new Sniper Elite hero, ex–Green Beret Chance Vaught, in order to track down the Ghost Sniper and expose the corrupt officials behind this murderous international plot!

Taya Kyle Wife of American Sniper Chris Kyle

Taya Kyle has been there for Chris Kyle in life and death. She continues to keep his legacy alive.

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Taya Kyle has been there for Chris Kyle in life and death. She continues to keep his legacy alive.

American Sniper Chris Kyle New Orleans

In 2006, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle accepted his deadliest mission yet--to protect the city of New Orleans from rapists, looters and other criminals in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Author: Tim Higgins

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 30

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In 2006, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle accepted his deadliest mission yet--to protect the city of New Orleans from rapists, looters and other criminals in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Later, the mainstream media derided Kyle's heroism in Louisiana, claiming it was "preposterous" and "unverifiable." This eye-opening account sets the record straight, and it further secures the American Sniper's legacy as our nation's deadliest warrior.

3 Minute Summary of American Sniper by Chris Kyle

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thimblesofplenty est un groupe d’amis qui sont également des businessmen et des fervents lecteurs. Nous voulions suivre les derniers livres de business mais nous trouvions que le temps était un facteur important à prendre en compte. Nous avons donc divisé le travail et chacun d’entre nous a pris un livre et l’a résumé pour les autres. Nous pensions que cela pouvais être une excellente idée de partager ces résumés avec vous. Pour un prix réduit et un investissement de 3 minutes, nos résumés vous offrent un peu de sagesse du livre, de quoi alimenter vos pensées et avec espérons-le, vous donneront envie de prendre le temps de lire le livre en entier.

Accurate as an American Sniper US Military Handbooks

The sniper uses the 7.62-mm special ball (M118) ammunition with the sniper weapon system. The sniper must rezero the weapon each time he fires a different ...

Author: U.S. Department of Defense

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 802687479X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 165

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The sniper has special abilities, training and equipment. His job is to deliver highly accurate rifle fire against targets, which cannot be engaged successfully by the regular rifleman because of range, size, location, fleeting nature, or visibility. This e-book provides information needed to become an excellent shooter. It is organized as a reference for snipers and it leads through the material needed to conduct sniper training. Subjects include equipment, weapon capabilities, fundamentals of marksmanship and ballistics, field skills, mission planning, and skill sustainment.

Target America

In Target America, Gil and his team, many of whom had gone rogue, are reunited as an off-the-books Special Ops unit that must race against the clock to save the country from nuclear destruction. #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott ...

Author: Scott McEwen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476747210

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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From the coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller American Sniper comes a heart-pounding military thriller in which the fabled Special Ops unit is activated to stop a group of terrorists from launching “suitcase” nukes somewhere in America. When Chechen terrorists manage to smuggle a Cold War–era Russian nuke across the Mexican-American border, the President is forced to reactivate the only unit capable of stopping them: Navy SEAL sniper Gil Shannon and his brash team of SEALs and Delta Force fighters. First introduced in Sniper Elite: One-Way Trip, hailed by Publishers Weekly as a “meaty thriller” with “snappy dialogue and well-timed humor,” Shannon and his team were run out of the military after defying direct orders and instead choosing to save the life of one of their own. In Target America, Gil and his team, many of whom had gone rogue, are reunited as an off-the-books Special Ops unit that must race against the clock to save the country from nuclear destruction. #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott McEwen once again delivers a gripping and fast-paced adventure that illuminates the shadow world of clandestine military operations.