This is the evocative history of the 5th Marine Regiment Sniper Platoon in Vietnam written by one of their own. This highly specialized unit recorded the highest number of kills and the highest kill ratio during the entire Vietnam War and because of their success the Viet Cong placed a bounty on their heads. - Eyewitness account of long distance combat in the jungles of Vietnam - Written by 1st Marine veteran and established author - Includes photo section of snipers and their weapons
John J. Culbertson served with the 2/5, 1st Marine Division, at An Hoa, Vietnam, from December 1966 to July 1967. He completed 1st MarDiv Sniper School in Da Nang and was wounded in action, earning three Purple Hearts. John Culbertson presently heads the Youth Development Tae Kwon Do Academy in Oklahoma City. He is a 5th degree black belt master.