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Statistics, Gun Control and Warfare

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by AGCR, May 12, 2013.

  1. AGCR

    AGCR SE Portland Active Member

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  2. Black Dog

    Black Dog Eagle Creek Or Active Member

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    Good read.
     
  3. nwbobber

    nwbobber Longview, Wa. Active Member

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    I believe that US deaths in foreign wars were also kept to a minimum because of superior marksmanship of american soldiers. Many of whom learned to shoot as kids. The anti second amendment folks should bear that in mind.
     
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    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    They should but they won't even think or hear about it.
     
  5. Gaucho Gringo

    Gaucho Gringo Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    During WWI there was an incident where the Germans formally complained that the Marines were hitting German troops at 3-4000 feet. They thought it was against the rules I guess.
     
  6. EMNofSeattle

    EMNofSeattle Kitsap Active Member

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    3 to 4 THOUSAND yards? that's pretty good accuracy.... like not even possible with a tripoded .50 rifle and the best computerized optics.....

    I don't even think the longest confirmed sniper kill is 3000.... I think the longest ever sniper kill is a British sniper using a .338 Lapua in Afghanistan, at 2475 yards.... and right after that is Canadian Rob Furlong at 2430....
     
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    jordanka16 Albany, OR Active Member

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    3-4000 yards is volley fire. They would get a big group of soldiers together and fire in the air towards the enemy and the bullets would travel in an arc. They did it with machine guns too.
     
  8. Gaucho Gringo

    Gaucho Gringo Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Oops, sorry I meant feet.
     
  9. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    Now you tell us!!!!!!