The action-packed, vivid memoir of British sniper Craig Harrison
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.
For any sniper, being able to place a projectile on a target at distance in combat can be a challenging task. There are a ton of factors that need to be taken into account for long distance shooting in order to achieve impact. For fellow sniper Craig Harrison, he truly went above and beyond and took the sniper's craft to a whole new high: placing a round on his targets at a distance exceeding a mile and a half (2475 m) while operating in the Helmand Provence, Afghanistan--a place I know all too well. It was an amazing shot that any sniper would be proud of and The Longest Kill is an amazing account of his impressive career. Congrats to Craig Harrison! * Nicholas Irving, former special operations sniper and New York Times bestselling author of The Reaper *