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Old 02-19-2012, 03:20 AM   #41
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Bah, it didn't count
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Well, someone has to do it.
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Here's one.

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He could unload two colt .45's into 1 fence post while his horse was at a full trot. He mailed this picture to a winemucca bank after robbing it and had to flee to Argentina because of it. Hometown hero; born in Beaver, Utah.
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Thats Butch Cassidy who had to flee from argentina to bolivia aswell! He was the leader of the wild butch gang with the sundance kid.
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Thats Butch Cassidy who had to flee from argentina to bolivia aswell! He was the leader of the wild butch gang with the sundance kid.
Nailed it! What you got?
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Commanded the first and second volunteer marksman units during the civil war and served with the union army.

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Hiram Berdan

He was an engineer, inventer, and military officer. He invented the Berdan rifle, and the Berdan primer which is the vain of all reloaders.

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(This is the rifle the Mosin Nagant replaced as the Russian service rifle. Berdan Rifle-1869-1891)

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Soviet sniper credited with 429 kills. He was granted the status of Hero of the Soviet Union (basically their Medal of Honor) in 1965.

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Hiram Berdan

He was an engineer, inventer, and military officer. He invented the Berdan rifle, and the Berdan primer which is the vain of all reloaders.

(This is the rifle the Mosin Nagant replaced as the Russian service rifle. Berdan Rifle-1869-1891)

Soviet sniper credited with 429 kills. He was granted the status of Hero of the Soviet Union (basically their Medal of Honor) in 1965.
This one is hard. I have no idea who he is and cant dig up any history with a picture confirming its him.. Maybe C3 should give a shot at this one
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TIM-MAY!!! Just a good ole boy from the backwoods of the Sov. Union- when they drink horse milk. An ethnic Yakut.

Timur Matveyevich Okhlopkov. The Soviet military was dominated by the Russians that looked down their noses at anyone that was not Russian. Timur was slighted until some time after the war due to his ethnicity.

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Wait for the video to come up- takes about 10 seconds or so. A reminder that a good man (or woman) that knows how to use a rifle owns a bit of ground 1/2 mile across.
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  • Served four tours of duty in Iraq, where he gained the nickname 'The Devil of Ramadi' from insurgents
  • Longest shot was a 2,100-yard strike against a man armed with a rocket launcher
  • Prefers a bolt-action .300 Winchester Magnum custom sniper rifle
  • Left the Navy after 10 years to 'save his marriage'
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