The Story of the Navy’s Best Sniper
Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle on his book, “American Sniper”.
- Duration 8:35
- Date Feb 9, 2012
Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle on his book, “American Sniper”.
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Good morning sir our new.
I don't forget -- you.
Well tomorrow ahead of my -- could tell you about.
Is just tedious you know -- have so I'm not -- gory but I'm alright.
When you're -- subtle Bronx.
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Announcer now what negative all okay so my kid is.
It's hard to -- -- modern rodeo ointment.
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These -- children are sure you know -- Reassert and they are way off plus I got a couple of shows talking about to have bought.
Our front of my life -- and those of former -- serial.
And I think he is said he -- -- wondered why all these babies cereals have -- -- -- -- lawless dolphins lost -- First question of -- wired what did you decide to talk about all of -- Well there were two other guys actively seeking out my stories and never gonna write the book so.
There if it was going to be -- -- be the one to do it that way didn't come off like it was a book all about me but.
It was given credit back to the guys who deserve it like Mark -- and Ryan joke and then I give credit to those soldiers and Marines and the other Brothers -- -- that surrounded me.
First of all thank you for your -- to remain selective through service.
-- this country should thank user.
In one instance you -- Or guy from.
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The answer well console or a mile and -- yes -- it is.
Off how did you sale.
And we've got pretty -- optics.
On top of our our rifles -- Our optics can out there are rivals -- we can positively ID anything that's going on.
So watch you all -- -- -- accepts the fact.
The war is war war war is to coin a phrase war -- hello war is about.
As general -- famously -- Television -- Osama mr.
doctor is doctor before you die brother and you -- for yours so that is it says it is about telling him.
And so but.
Another -- except of that I'm curious how you feel about it.
Well I went out there -- the whole point of view is not trying to racked up the numbers and see how many kills elected yet but.
See how many people like to protect and try to make sure every guy went over there where it came home.
Now there are.
We're -- about to soldiers are Tom -- You know.
When troubled react -- made in themselves to life in this country and and also nightmares -- Which means some -- problems reconciling.
War and killing people.
We should a hundred center boss guys don't think -- all about which -- used to shuttle 150.
-- -- -- -- -- So my question -- and -- Going -- question please.
My question is have you ever thought about not a bit better way to do this -- churches to report of the overbought here that you had to tell.
Well yeah I mean you would hope that they -- figured out before we had to go over there and actively get involved and -- and but.
The things that bother me are people -- -- this of people like couldn't save the people that died next to me.
On now there were certain journals while one thing.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- a price on your head and an enemy.
Yes sir they -- -- my head but also the rest of the snipers they.
They had -- -- out for all of us because of the work the snipers were doing overseas.
Soul all you become a navy serial not everybody -- cereals.
What's a little more -- how do you become a sniper.
Well when -- first went further work allowing his guys to so much go through sniper schools so.
I had to do my first platoon and improve tonight chief that.
I was capable of making it through.
Program and then he nominated me and asked if I would be -- -- -- go through.
I have a the ability to shoot somebody over Ramallah -- -- you know just the pure mechanics of it.
As one thing on how much of -- in a stoppers battle.
A lot of its -- and AMM.
Most of the snipers job didn't even.
Hole in the triggered most of your job is just -- in the eyes in the years of your guys thinking back Intel.
You're out there just to observe and then.
If something does happen then it turns into your job where you have to pull that trigger.
So you have somebody decides rules are ever any time the first one -- The last one -- one in Victorian or -- have to should a woman.
-- -- -- So you got a minor slides.
What are you thinking.
Well for that particular incident I didn't wanna have to -- in fact I try to do.
Get a hold of the Marines so they could make that decision on their own but we couldn't raise them on the radio so.
It became my problem in the chief was telling me that I had to take -- -- so I end up -- -- to do it.
Talking with Chris Collins bush called American snipers -- fascinated and started his life story.
Describes the malls so -- sniper.
The -- -- military.
History followers that.
Dollars and -- wasn't for you react elevated your site yourself to -- Bakken well delves.
It was difficult because at the time being a single.
Wasn't just what I -- for living that's -- became my identity that was everything in the world to me and then.
All of a sudden I lost that I do they when I quit and now is trying to figure out what has been -- with the rest -- my -- from what I was gonna become but.
Becoming a family man you know help that out and being able to see my kids every day have dinner with them.
Go to their -- and events and it took way that that pain of leaving the guys.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Yes sir they're now I don't have a chance of spirit of that.
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They seem pretty good mayor and I certainly has sold some books now they'll you knew that.
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Where I'm not not answering questions on that subject anymore.
All -- odds for traditional -- aren't fair enough let's turn up.
-- -- I decided double little boy delivers some violent have been -- hard time you know.
-- all -- decided I'm gonna under review not debut logged off and if you could call on MS.
But it can also laws that are Rangel are over there in the jungles of Vietnam calendar -- it's your fault there -- -- -- to their bullish camp prevalent well.
-- side burner while I was I was -- I didn't -- I was willing to go to war but there -- -- -- -- allows them so.
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Order of -- of -- for your service again no significant of those countries and governor don't I guess just from guns run house not a function.
This surrendered and world to -- yourself aren't.