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  1. #1 Sniper kills Qaeda-from 1˝ mi. away 
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    Wow, just wow! And I think Hitting the bull at 100 yards is good!!!

    Never even heard the shot!


    It was silent but deadly.

    A British sniper set a world sharpshooting record by taking out two Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan from more than a mile and a half away -- a distance so great, experts say the terrorists wouldn't have even heard the shots.

    Craig Harrison killed the two insurgents from an astounding distance of 8,120 feet -- or 1.54 miles -- in Helmand Province last November firing an Accuracy International L11583 long-range rifle.

    "The first round hit a machine-gunner in the stomach and killed him outright," said Harrison, a corporal of horse in the British Army's Household Cavalry, the equivalent of a sergeant in the American military.

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    They discuss it like old chaps who just picked off baboons on a safari. I love it.
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    Ahhhh...

    .338 Lapua Magnum cartridge. I wondered.
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    Eat shit ragheads and their supporters on DU. :D :p
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    This is hardly the first 1.5 mile shot I've heard of since 9/11. Wonder how they determined it was the world record over others.
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    "Our president delivered his State of the Union message to Congress. That is one of the things his contract calls for -- to tell congress the condition of the country. This message, as I say, is to Congress. The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the president has to tell 'em." ~ Will Rogers
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