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At 86, WWII Army Sniper Vet Proves He Hasn’t Lost His Sniper Skills (video)

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He may be 85 years old, but when Army sniper veteran Ted Gundy was given the chance to show off the skills he used in World War Two, he proved he could still keep up with the very best.

That’s because he was invited to try out the Army’s latest technology in a challenge to hit a target a whopping 1,000 yards away.

But the former member of the Missouri honour guard, stepped up to the challenge with an extremely level head.

After all, he had fought in the Battle of the Bulge – considered one of the most defining clashes of U.S. Army history and remains the largest battle ever fought by United States troops.….

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Uploaded to YouTube on Jan 25, 2011
Impossible Shots with Ted Gundy and Gibbs 1903A4 sniper rifle

H/t NRCC.

LINKS:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1363432/85-year-old-U-S-Army-sniper-veteran-proves-lost-skills-picks-target-1-000-yards.html
http://www.nrcc.org/2013/12/11/85-year-old-ww2-sniper-veteran-just-showed-everyone-hasnt-lost-sniper-skills/

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