Carlos Norman Hathcock II (20 May 1942 – 22 February 1999) was a United States Marine Corps sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills. Hathcock's record and the extraordinary details of the missions he undertook made him a legend in the Marine Corps. His fame as a sniper and his dedication to long-distance shooting led him to become a major developer of the United States Marine Corps Sniper training program. He was honored by having a rifle named after him: a variant of the M21 dubbed the Springfield Armory M25 White Feather, for the nickname "White Feather" given to Hathcock by the NVA.
|Carlos Norman Hathcock|
Hathcock in November 1996
|Born||May 20, 1942
Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
|Died||22 February 1999 (aged 56)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1959–1979|
|Unit||1st Marine Division|
|Awards|| Silver Star
Navy Commendation Medal
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