The Story of Carlos HathcockOne of our most asked for books. The story of legendary Marine sniper Carlos Hathcock - Gunnery Sergeant, champion at the Naval Matches and a record of 93 confirmed enemy kills in Vietnam. Carlos joined the marines on his 17th birthday, 1957, to become a legend. The sniper is the big-game hunter of the battlefield, and he needs all the skill of the woodsman, marksman, hunter, and poacher. Gunny Hathcock was all of these things with a full measure of the silent courage and quiet optimism of a true champion.