American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms (Hardcover)

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The #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of "American Sniper" and former Navy SEAL Kyle explores American history through the lens of the nation's most iconic guns.

About the Author

SEAL Team 3 Chief Chris Kyle served four combat tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and elsewhere. For his bravery in battle, he was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and one Navy and Marine Corps Commendation. Additionally, he received the Grateful Nation Award, given by the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs. Following his combat deployments, he became chief instructor for training Naval Special Warfare Sniper and Counter-Sniper teams, and he authored the Naval Special Warfare Sniper Doctrine, the first Navy SEAL sniper manual. Today, he is president of Craft International (, a world-class leader in training and security. He lives with his family in Texas, where he devotes much of his spare time to helping disabled veterans.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062242717
ISBN-13: 9780062242716
Published: William Morrow & Company, 06/01/2013
Pages: 302
Language: English