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Here is some additional titles for consideration--Sniping, Rifle Shooting and Accuracy


SNIPER BOOK LIST


U.S. CIVIL WAR

McKenney…….., Tom, Jack Hinson's One-Man War, A Civil War Sniper

Plaster.....John, Mjr……,Sharpshooting in the Civil War
John A., Morrow….., The Confederate Whitworth Sharpshooters 

Ray …..,Fred….., Shock Troops of the South 

Yee….., Gary….., Sharpshooters (1750-1900): The Men, Their Guns, Their Story

 

W W 1  

Boyden.....Joseph.....Three Day Road--WW1 story based on the life of Canadian Ojibway Sniper Francis "Peggy" Pegahmagabow the most confirmed kills in the Commonwealth Armies
Crum….., F. M., Maj. ….., Memoirs Of A Rifleman Scout

Crum….., F. M., Maj. ….., Scouts And Sniping In Trench Warfare

Crum….., F. M., Maj. ….., With Riflemen, Scouts And Snipers

Greener….., W. W. ….., Sharpshooting For Sport And War

Hesketh-Pritchard….., H., Maj., Sniping In France       (1920 Edition)

McBride….., H. W…..., A Rifleman Went To War       (1935 Edition)

Pegler….., Martin….., Osprey Elite 068: The Military Sniper Since 1914

Pegler…….., Martin…….., Sniping In The Great War

Sleath….., Frederick….., Sniper Jackson       (1919 Edition)

 

W W 2  

Bowser….., Doug….., Rifles of The White Death (Finland)

Idriess….., Ion L…..., Fieldcraft, Sniping And Intelligence       (1942 Edition)

Idriess….., Ion L…..., The Australian Guerrilla - Book ll: Sniping       (1942 Edition)

Idriess….., Ion L…..., The Australian Guerrilla - The Scout       (1942 Edition)

Idriess….., Ion L…..., The Desert Column       (1932 Edition)

Pegler.....Martin….., Sniper Anthology: Snipers of the Second World War

Pilyushin.....Joseph….., Red Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin
Senich….., Peter R…..., The German Sniper 1914 - 1945       (1980 Edition)

Shore….., Clifford, Capt…..., With British Snipers To The Reich       (1948 Edition)

Skennerton….., Ian….., The British Sniper: British And Commonwealth Sniping And Equipment  1915 - 1983

Sutkus.....Bruno….., Sniper Ace: From the Eastern Front to Siberia.....
Wynne….., Barry….., The Sniper: Story Of Arthur Hare, British WWll Sniper

Zaitsev…….., Vassili…….., Notes of a Sniper: Vassili Zaitsev's Account of the Battle of Stalingrad (The Enemy at the Gates movie)

 

NAM 

Chandler….., Roy F. ….., Sniper One       

Guthbertson….., John J. ….., 13 Cent Killers: The Fifth Marine Snipers In Vietnam

Guthbertson……, John J. ….., A Sniper In The Arizona

Kugler, Ed….., Dead Center: A Marine Sniper's Two Year Odyssey In The Vietnam War

Lanning….., Michael Lee,  Lt. Col. ….., Inside The Crosshairs: Snipers In Vietnam

Malensek….., Scott….., The Secret War In South Asia

Poole….., H. John….., Phantom Soldier: The Enemy's Answer To U.S. Firepower

Poole….., H. John….., The Tiger's Way: A U.S. Private's Best Chance For Survival

Poole….., H. John….., Dragon Days

Roberts….., Craig….., The Walking Dead       (1990 Edition)

Sasser….., Charles W.….., One Shot - One Kill: Part 1

Sasser….., Charles W.….., One Shot - One Kill: Part 2

Senich……, Peter R.….., The Long Range War: Sniping In Vietnam

Senich….., Peter R. ….., The One Round War: U.S.M.C. Scout-Snipers In Vietnam

Ward….., Joseph T.….., Dear Mom: A Sniper's Vietnam       (1991 Edition)

 

NAM - BIO

Chandler….., Roy F……, White Feather: Carlos Hathcock Biography        

Henderson….., Charles….., Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills          bio of Carlos Hathcock

Henderson….., Charles….., Silent Warrior: The Marine Sniper's Vietnam Story Continues

 

SANDBOX  

Afong.....Milo S…..., Hunters: U.S. Snipers in the War on Terror

Afong.....Milo.....Hogs In The Shadows
Coughlin…….., Jack, GnSgt….., Shooter; Autobiography Of The Marine's Top Sniper

Cohen….., Aaron….., Brotherhood of Warriors: Behind Enemy Lines with a Commando in One of the World's Most Elite Counterterrorism Units

Halbertstadt.....Hans.....Trigger Men
LaBleu….., Joe….., Long Rifle: A Sniper's Story in Iraq and Afghan

Larsen.....Matt….., Sniper: American Single-Shot Warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan
Mills….., Dan….., Sniper One: On Scope and Under Siege with a Sniper Team in Iraq

Poole….., H. John….., Militant Tricks: Battlefield Ruses Of The Islamic Insurgent

Poole….., H. John….., One More Bridge To Cross: Lowering The Cost Of War

Poole….., H. John….., Tactics of the Crescent Moon: Militant Muslim Combat Methods

Poole….., H. John….., Terrorist Trail: Backtracking The Foreign Fighter

Swofford….., Anthony….., Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle Of The Gulf War And Other Battles

Tucker….., Mike….., Ronin: A Marine Scout / Sniper Platoon in Iraq

 

POLICE - SWAT  

Bartlett….., Derrick D…..., Snipercraft: The Art Of The Police Sniper

Jones….., Tony L….., SWAT Sniper

Jones….., Tony L…..., SWAT Sniper: Deployment And Control

Lau….., Mike R…..., The Military And Police Sniper

Lauch….., Dave M. ….., Advanced Tactical Marksman

Lauch….., Dave M…..., Tactical Marksman

Lauck….., Dave….., The Advanced Tactical Marksman

Lonsdale….., Mark V. ….., Sniper Counter Sniper: A Guide For Special Response Teams

Lonsdale….., Mark V. ….., Sniper ll:

Paladin Press….., Counter Sniper Guide

Rapp….., Burt….., The Police Sniper: A Complete Handbook

Whitcomb….., Christopher….., Cold Zero: Inside The FBI - H. R. T.

 

WEAPONS

Boone….., Danial….., The Poor Man's Sniper Rifle

Cooper….., Jeff, Col…..., The Art Of The Rifle

Cooper….., Jeff, Col…..., The Art Of The Rifle - Special Color Edition

Delta Press….., Operator's Manual 7.62mm M24 Sniper Weapons System

Fairburn….., Richard….., Police Rifles: Selecting The Right Rifle For Street Patrol And Special Tactical Situations

Historical Arms….., Sniper Rifles Of Two World Wars

Hoag….., Ian V. ….., The World's Sniping Rifles

Laidler….., Peter….., An Armourer's Perspective: .303 No.4(t) Sniper Rifle And The Holland And Holland Connection

Law….., Richard….., Sniper Variations Of The K98 Rifle

Long….., Duncan….., Modern Sniper Rifles

Pegler.....Martin….., Sniper Rifles: From the 19th to the 21st Century
Pegler.....Martin….., Osprey Weapons: The Lee-Enfield Rifle
Taylor….., Chuck….., The Fighting Rifle

 

MANUALS  

Delta Press….., U.S.M.C. Sniping          FM1-3B

Paladin Press….., 21st Century U S Army Sniper Training Field Manual FM 23 10

Paladin Press….., M14 And Rifle Marksmanship US Army FM 23-8

Paladin Press….., Rifle Marksmanship - U. S. Marine Corps

Paladin Press….., SEAL Sniper Training Program

Delta Press….., U.S.M.C. Rifle And Pistol Marksmanship

Paladin Press….., U. S. Army Sniper Training Manual  US Army FM 23-14

Paladin Press….., U. S. Army Special Operations Target Interdiction Course: Sniper Training And Employment

Paladin Press….., U. S. Marine Corps Scout - Sniper Training Manual

Beckwith, Charles A., Col., Delta Force: The Army's Elite Counterterrorist Unit

 

FIELD CRAFT  

Brown….., Tom Jr……, The Science And Art Of Tracking

Brown….., Tom Jr……, The Search

Brown….., Tom Jr……, The Tracker

Brown….., Tom Jr……, Tom Brown's Field Guide To Nature Observation And Tracking

Brown….., Vinson ..…, Reading The Woods

Falkus….., Hugh..…, Wildtrack

Jaeger….., Ellsworth…..,Tracks And Trailcraft

Outdoor Life Books…..How To Track And Find Game

Outdoor Life Books.…..The Outdoor Observer

Peterson Guides…..Field Guide To Animal Tracks

Rezendes….., Paul..…, Tracking And The Art Of Seeing: How To Read Animal Tracks And Sign

Benson….., Ragnar..…,Mantrapping

Chesbro….., Michael E..…, Wilderness Evasion

Kearney….., Jack..…,,Tracking: A Blueprint For Learning How

Leyton….., Elliot….., Hunting Humans

Scott-Donelan….., David..…, Tactical Tracking Operations

 

TECHNIQUE 

Brookesmoth….., Peter….., Sniper: Training, Techniques And Weapons

Delta Press….., Combat Loads For Sniper Rifles

Forbes….., Tom….., The Invisible Advantage Workbook (Ghilie Suit)

Gilbert….., Adrian ….., Sniper: One On One

Gilbert….., Adrian ….., Sniper: The World Of Combat Sniping

Gilbert….., Adrian….., Stalk And Kill

Levergne….., Garry….., A Sniper In The Tower: The Charles Whitman Murders

Mast…….., Gregory…….., To Be a Military Sniper

Michaelis….., Dean….., The Complete .50 Caliber Sniper Course: Hard Target Interdiction

Owen….., James R., M/SGT….., Sight Alignment, Trigger Control And "The Big Lie"

Plaster….., John L., Maj… .., The Advanced Ultimate Sniper                   

Plaster….., John L., Maj. ….., The Ultimate Sniper                                  

Roberts….., Craig….., Kill Zone: A Sniper Looks At Dealey Plaza

Spicer….., Mark, Sgt. Mjr…..., Sniper: The Techniques And Equipment Of The Deadly Marksman

Spicer…….., Mark…….., Illustrated Manual of Sniper Skills

West….., John….., Fry The Brain: The Art of Urban Sniping and its Role in Modern Guerrilla Warfare


HISTORICAL

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., The One Shot Brotherhood

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., USMC Sniping: Death From Afar - Volume l

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., USMC Sniping: Death From Afar - Volume ll

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., USMC Sniping: Death From Afar - Volume lll

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., USMC Sniping: Death From Afar - Volume lV

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., USMC Sniping: Death From Afar - Volume V

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., USMC Sniping: Death From Afar - Volume Vl ----- I think these last two are printed but I/we don't have them

Chandler….., Norman A., Lt. Col…..., USMC Sniping: Death From Afar - Volume Vll

Farey…….., Pat…….., Sniping: An Illustrated History

Pegler….., Martin….., Osprey General History 022: Out of Nowhere: A History Of The Military Sniper

Pegler….., Martin….., Osprey General History 035: Sniper A History Of The US Marksman

Riordan…….., James…….., The Sniper – (Young Adult book)

Roberts….., Craig….., Crosshairs On The Kill Zone

Saugan….., Andy….., Through The Crosshairs: A History Of Snipers

Senich….., Peter R…..., Limited War Sniping

Senich….., Peter R…..., The Complete Book Of U.S. Sniping

Senich….., Peter R…..., The Pictorial History Of U.S. Sniping

Senich….., Peter R…..., U. S. Marine Corps Scout - Sniper:  WWII And Korea

 

ACCURACY

Anderson….., Gary L…..., Marksmanship

Cashner….., Bob….., Poor Man's Scout Rifle

Constantine….., Randolph….., Modern High Power Competition     

Crossman….., E. C., Capt…..., Military And Sporting Rifle Shooting     

Crossman….., Edward C…..., Small Bore Rifle Shooting

Depperman….., W. H. ….., The Shooter's Choice     

Farrow….., W. Milton….., How I Became A Crack Shot     

Koller….., Larry….., How To Shoot       

Lewis….., Don….., The Shooter's Corner

Martin….., Brian P…..., The Great Shoots

Matunas….., Edward A…..., Shooting       (1986 Edition)

Parish….., David….., Successful Rifle Shooting

Precision Shooting Magazine ….., Precision Shooting Magazine: The Highpower Shooting Primer   

Pullum, Bill, New Position Rifle Shooting

Trench….., Charles Chevenix….., A History Of Marksmanship

Winokur….., J…..., Master Tips

 

ACCURACY - OLD TIME  

Baker….., Ezekiel….., Fifty Years Practice And Observations With Rifle Guns - 9th Edition       (1825 Edition)

Baker….., Ezekiel….., Sixty Years Practice And Observations With Rifle Guns - 11th Edition       (1835 Edition)

Baker….., Ezekiel….., Thirty Nine Years Practice And Observations With Rifle Guns - 7th Edition       (1819 Edition)

Baker….., Ezekiel….., Thirty Six Years Practice And Observations With Rifle Guns - 6th Edition       (1816 Edition)

Baker….., Ezekiel….., Twenty Six Years Practice And Observations With Rifle Guns - 3rd Edition       (1806 Edition)

Baker….., Ezekiel….., Twenty Two Years Practice And Observations With Rifle Guns - 1st Edition       (1803 Edition)

Beaufoy….., Mark, Col…..., Scloppetaria       (1808 Edition)

Bury….., Viscount, Lt. Col….., Manual Of Rifling And Rifle Sights       (1864 Edition)

Curtis….., W. S…..., Hints And Advice On Rifle Shooting       (1886 Edition)

Frankland….., Thomas, Sir….., Cautions To Young Sportsmen       (1801 Edition)

Fremantle….., Thomas Francis….., The Book Of The Rifle       (1901 Edition)

Greener….., William Oliver….., Gunnery In 1858       (1858 Edition)

Greener….., William Oliver….., The Gun       (1835 Edition)

Greener….., William Oliver….., The Science Of Gunnery       (1841 Edition)

Hawker….., Peter, Lt. Col…..., Instructions To Young Sportsmen In All That Relates To Guns And Shooting       (1814 Edition)

Heaton….., Tom, Capt. ….., Notes On Rifle Shooting       (1864 Edition)

Lancaster….., Charles….., The Art Of Shooting       (1889 Edition)

McVittie….., R……, Priv., Hints And Advice On Rifle Shooting       (1886 Edition)

Peterson Guides….., Drill And Rifle Instruction For The Corps Of Rifle Volunteers 1859       (1854 Edition)

Russell….., A. L…..., Illustrated Handbook Of Rifle Shooting       (1869 Edition)

St. John….., Halford….., Henry, Col. Sir, The Art Of Shooting With The Rifle       (1888 Edition)

Walsh….., John Henry….., The Modern Sportsman's Gun And Rifle - Volume 01: Game And Wildfowl Guns       (1882 Edition)

Walsh….., John Henry….., The Modern Sportsman's Gun And Rifle - Volume 02: The Sporting Rifle, The Match Rifle And Revolver       (1884 Edition)

Wilkinson….., Hy….., Observations (Theoretical And Practical) On Muskets Etc       (1852/1857 Editions)

Winans….., Walter….., Practical Rifle Shooting       (1906 Edition)

Winans….., Walter….., Shooting For Ladies       (1911 Edition)

Winans….., Walter….., The Rifle And How To Use It       (1859 - 3rd Edition)

Friend….., B. J., Capt…..., Aids To Musketry For Officers And NCOs      

 

ACCURACY - RIFLES  

Boddington….., Craig, Col…..., Make It Accurate: Get The maximum Performance From Your Hunting Rifle   

Brennan….., Dave….., Precision Shooting At 1,000 Yards       edited by:

Brennan….., Dave….., Precision Shooting Magazine: The Benchrest Shooting Primer                       

Brennan….., Dave….., Precision Shooting Magazine: The Precision Shooting Reloading Guide     

Estey….., Paul C…..., The Woodchuck Hunter       (1936 1st Edition)

Handloader Magazine….., Varmint And Small Game Rifles And Cartridges

Hanson….., Steve….., A Varmint Hunters Odyssey

Harold R…..., Vaughn….., Rifle Accuracy Facts Book

Jamison….., Rick….., Rifleman's Handbook: A Shooter's Guide To Rifles, Reloading And Results

Judd….., Don….., The Art Of Super Accurate Hunting With Scoped Rifles

Landis….., Charles Singer….., Twenty-Two Caliber Varmint Rifles

Mace….., Boyd….., The Accurate Varmint Rifle

McPherson….., M. l. ….., Accurizing The Factory Rifle

Newick….., Glenn….., The Ultimate In Rifle Accuracy: A Handbook For Those Who Seek The Ultimate In Rifle Accuracy

Noblitt….., Tony M…..., Dead On: The Long Range Marksman's Guide To Extreme Accuracy

Page….., Warren….., The Accurate Rifle

Stebbins….., Henry M…..., Small Game And Varmint Rifles

Tubb….., G. David….., Highpower Rifle

Vaughn….., Harold….., Rifle Accuracy Facts

Wallack….., L. R. ….., Modern Accuracy

Whelen….., Townsend, Col. ….., The Ultimate In Rifle Precision - Volume 01

Whelen….., Townsend, Col. ….., The Ultimate In Rifle Precision - Volume 02

Whelen….., Townsend, Col. ….., The Ultimate In Rifle Precision - Volume 03

Whelen….., Townsend, Col. ….., The Ultimate In Rifle Precision - Volume 04

Whelen….., Townsend, Col. ….., The Ultimate In Rifle Precision - Volume 05

 

SNIPER – FICTION

Bracken….., Matt….., Castigo Cay

Bracken….., Matt….., Enemies Foreign and Domestic

Bracken….., Matt….., Domestic Enemies: The Re

conquista

Bracken….., Matt….., Foreign Enemies and Traitors

Coughlin…….., Jack, Sgt.…….., Dead Zone: A Sniper Novel - Fiction

Coughlin…….., Jack, Sgt.…….., Kill Zone: A Sniper Novel - Fiction

Coughlin…….., Jack, Sgt.…….., Dead Shot: A Sniper Novel - Fiction

Erenberger….., Timothy….., Grandfather's Tale: The Tale Of A German Sniper

Eyckhoff….., Randy Lee….., The Quick & The Dead, A Novel

Hunter….., Stephen….., The Master Sniper

Mason….., David….., Shadow Over Babylon

Phillips….., D. Michael….., Fall Of Freedom

Seymour….., Gerald….., At Close Quarters/An Eye For An Eye

Seymour….., Gerald….., Holding The Zero

Stroud….., Carsten….., Close Pursuit

Stroud….., Carsten….., Sniper's Moon

Taylor….., Theodore….., Sniper ~

Voth….., Al….., B - Zone: A Novel Of A Gun

 

E--BOOKSavailable from Quik Maneuvers

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Combat Snipers: How To Become Better Through Superior Sniper Tactics

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Deadly Snipers: Sniper Lethality And Protection

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Death By Precision Fire: The World War ll German Sniper

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Dominant Snipers: Snipers in Urban Combat

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Japanese Army Snipers: Imperial Japanese Army Snipers, World War II

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Muslim Snipers, Iraq: Islamic Sniper Propaganda

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Precision Fire Sniper Kill: German vs. British Snipers, World War II

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Red Army Sniper Tactics: Red Army Precision Fire Manual

McCoy…….., Breaker…….., Soviet Sniperism: Red Army Snipers On East Front

Here are two good books.  One on Disasters and one on short unplanned stays in the wild.  Both books are easily packed with your other gear.  Both books stress planning and preparing for survival.  These books are informative and well thought out.
Gary, thank you for your recommendation.

Gary Nelson said:
Here are two good books.  One on Disasters and one on short unplanned stays in the wild.  Both books are easily packed with your other gear.  Both books stress planning and preparing for survival.  These books are informative and well thought out.
Some additional titles I've acquired:
Kephart, Horace
Camp Cookery
Sporting Firearms
The Cherokees of the Smoky Mountains
Captives Among the Indians; First-Hand Narratives of Indian Wars, Customs, Tortures, and Habits of Life in Colonial Times
Hunting in the Yellowstone or on the Trail of the Wapiti with Texas Jack in the Land of Geysers with the Earl Of Dunraven
Wild life in the Rocky Mountains : a true tale of rough adventure in the days of the Mexican War with George Frederick Ruxton
In the Old West with George Frederick Ruxton
Adventures in Mexico with George Frederick Ruxton
First Through the Grand Canyon with John Wesley Powell
Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack: From the History of the First U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin with Elisha Kent Kane
Hobart Pasha: Blockade-Running, Slaver-Hunting, and War and Sport in Turkey with Augustus Charles Hobart-Hampden
The Account of Mary Rowlandson and Other Indian Captivity Narratives with Mary Rowlandson
Our Southern Highlanders: Introduction with George Ellison
The Gold Hunters with J. D. Borthwick
Smoky Mountain Voices: A Lexicon of Southern Appalachian Speech Based on the Research of Horace Kephart by Harold F. Farwell and J. Karl Nicholas
Kreps, E.H.
Science of Trapping
Camp and Trail Methods - Interesting Information for All Lovers of Nature. What to Take and What to Do
Snow Shoes and Their Use - A Historical Article on the Types and Construction of Snow Shoes
Sears, George Washington (Nessmuk)
Woodcraft and Camping 
Canoeing the Adirondacks with Nessmuk: The Adirondack Letters of George Washington Sears
Hemming, Bruce (Buckshot)
The New Buckshot's Complete Survival Trapping Guide
Whelen, Townsend, Colonel
On Your Own in the Wilderness
How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter, and Self-Preservation That Makes Starvation in the Wilderness Next to Impossible with Bradford Angier
Handbook on Small Bore Rifle Shooting - Equipment, Marksmanship, Target Shooting, Practical Shooting, Rifle Ranges, Rifle Clubs
Mister Rifleman
Why Not Load Your Own
Colonel Whelen's Gun Catalog and Compete Handbook 
Telescopic Rifle Sights
The Ultimate in Rifle Precision 
mall Arms Design and Ballastics; Volume I: -- I'm still looking for this book
mall Arms Design and Ballastics; Volume II: Ballistics 

I've got the trade edition of it...Did yours come with a dust jacket?  1st editions, with jacket are valued at $125 to $325 depending on condition and printing sequence.

I forgot to mention--a lot of the above titles are available for free from Kindle, Gutenberg etc.

Thank you Schlomo, and Ken for some great titles for our ever expanding survival library!

I have Building The Perfect Bug Out Bag: Your 72-Hour Survival Kit by Creek Stewart.  It's pretty basic but it's a good book.

Found this site, while doing some research,  might have something of interest...

http://www.themodernsurvivalist.com/archives/2471

Another with some good PDF files.

http://www.backtobasic.us/-pdf-library.html

After this one, I'm going to bed...

http://www.shtfinfo.com/shtffiles/books_and_reading/

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