Originally Posted by RCIC
But you get my point that people, shooter or hunter, from the 21st century aren't going to know all the well known Vietnam soldiers and marines who died after that war, when they were 2-10 years old.
I've known about Simo Häyhä. He passed away in 2002 at age 96. He was credited w/ 505 confirmed kills in less then 100 days. 1939-1940 was the total length of the winter war.
German snipers Josef Allerberger, and his accomplice, Matthäus Hetzenauer. racked up 602 confirmed kills on the eastern front.
Lyudmila Pavlichenko, one of the many Soviet women snipers had 302 confirmed kills.
Ivan Sidorenko, a male soviet sniper had 542 confirmed kills.
U.S. snipers in Veitnam such as Carlos Hathcock (USMC) w/ 93 confirmed kills, Chuck Mawhinney(USMC) w/ 103 confirmed kills, and Adelbert Waldron (US Army) w/ 109 confirmed.