There has long been a fascination with the long shot , among both the skilled marksmen and the neophyte shooters of the world. Truly long range shooting traces its military back to the snipers of both sides in the American Civil War. Billy Dixon's famed shot at the battle of Adobe Walls in Texas in 1874...at a measured distance in excess of 1,500 yards. The historic first Palma match at the Creedmoor range on Long Island in 1876. Then the snipers of World War I in the trench warfare that so ravaged Europe. The snipers of the Russian Front during World War II, and the Marine Scout Snipers of Vietnam Fame. The renaissance of long range highpower shooting in National and International competition. It's all here; for the dedicated lover of serious rifle accuracy it will prove to be a book like no other found today. 8.5 x 11 , softcover, photos, 256 pages.
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