History's most notorious snipers
From war heroes to record breakers
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Snipers are trained to shoot targets from a concealed position, in a location where they are undetected by their targets. This means that most are capable of shooting a target from a very long distance. Military snipers in particular are skilled in a number of special operation techniques, making them crucial during wars. Many of them have played vital roles in major conflicts, from the First World War to the current Ukraine conflict.
Indeed, there are many snipers who made history, and in this gallery we highlight some of the men and women who proved to be at the top of their game. Click on and get to know them.
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