Groundbreaking, thrilling and revealing, The Reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest sniper with 33 confirmed kills, though his remarkable career total, including probables, is unkwn.Irving shares the true story of his extraordinary military career, including his deployment to Afghanistan in the summer of 2009, when he set ather record, this time for enemy kills on a single deployment. His teammates and chain of command labeled him The Reaper, and his actions on the battlefield became the stuff of legend, culminating in an extraordinary face-off against an enemy sniper kwn simply as The Chechnian.Irving's astonishing first-person account of his development into an expert assassin offers a fascinating and extremely rare view of special operations combat missions through the eyes of a Ranger sniper during the Global War on Terrorism. From the brotherhood and sacrifice of teammates in battle to the cold reality of taking a life to protect ather, other book dives so deep inside the life of an Army sniper on point.
NICHOLAS IRVING spent six years in the Army's Special Operations 3rd Ranger Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment, serving from demolitions assaulter to Master Sniper. He was the first African American to serve as a sniper in his battalion and is now the owner of HardShoot, where he trains personnel in the art of long-range shooting, from olympians to members of the Spec Ops community. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.GARY BROZEK has co-authored nearly 20 books, including five New York Times bestsellers.