Longest Kill

Author(s): Craig Harrison

Overseas Military

It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay calm on a battlefield when you yourself have become the target the enemy most wants to take out. Craig Harrison has what it takes, and in November 2009 in Afghanistan, under intense pressure, he saved the lives of his comrades with the longest confirmed sniper kill-2,475 meters. In this unflinching autobiography, Craig catapults us into the heat of the action as he describes his active service in the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and gives heart-stopping accounts of his sniper ops as he fought for his life on the rooftops of Basra and the barren hills of Helmand province. Craig was blown up by an IED in Afghanistan and left battling severe PTSD. After his identity was revealed in the press he also had to cope with al Qaeda threats against him and his family. For Craig, the price of heroism has been devastatingly high. Powerful and compelling, The Longest Kill is a must-listen for fans of military memoirs.

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Craig Harrison joined the Household Cavalry at 16, later moving to the Blues and Royals where he trained to be a sniper. He has served in Bosnia, two tours of Iraq and two tours of Afghanistan. He holds the world record for the longest recorded sniper kill, and was mentioned in dispatches for his bravery.

General Fields

  • : 9780283072239
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Sidgwick & Jackson
  • : 0.452
  • : June 2015
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Craig Harrison
  • : 320
  • : 356/.162 B
  • : English
  • : Air Iri OME
  • : Paperback