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The Longest Kill Audiobook

The Longest Kill: The Story of Maverick 41, One of the World's Greatest Snipers

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Publisher's Summary

It takes a tough mind-set 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 metres, the length of 25 football pitches.

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.

©2015 Craig Harrison (P)2016 Macmillan Digital Audio

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    great read, you could really put yourself in his shoes and what a true hero!

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    "Interesting glimpse into the troubled mind"

    This is a good look into the mind of a sniper and his demons, its quite gritty and without compliments to how troubled young people end up dealing with their issues after a long serving career in the military

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    richard 15/02/2017
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    "superb"

    gripping insight into what life on the front line and life afterwards is like. a must read/listen

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    MR D W WALTON 07/12/2016
    MR D W WALTON 07/12/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Truly inspiring!"

    This book is truly inspiring, a real life view of what our armed forces deal with week in week out. The people at home they protect are not worthy! A true hero!

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    "truly inspirational"

    This is the best book I've heard .what a story of bravery .I have so much to say but don't know how to say it .I've listened to so many books about snipers and war but this one really hit home the sacrifice our boys have made .
    thank you

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    "great read"

    a real good read which also spells out the truth about the army toffs.
    well done Craig and family wherever you are, from Tony and the Autotrail Bedford.

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    Really enjoyed it. Well narrated, listened to the whole book in only a few listens.

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    A great way to get through a book as I'm constantly driving , my commute is 2 hours to and from work and I couldn't wait to get back in the car for the next instalment of this fascinating account of Craig's experiences
    Brilliantly written allowing me to understand the stresses the guys went through in carrying out such a difficult job

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    one of the easiest book to keep listening to showed the true side to a snipers life during and after the tours

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    "Fame a gory"

    Takes away the romantic notion of war and carries you into the blood and guts.

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