Carlos Hathcock

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Birthday
20, 1942
Birthplace
Little Rock, AR
Death Date
Feb 23, 1999 (56)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1942
Birthplace
Little Rock, AR
Death Date
Feb 23, 1999 (56)

About

U.S. Marine Corps sniper who had 93 confirmed kills in Vietnam.

Before Fame

He was an award-winning marksman as early as his Marine Corps training days.

Trivia

His signature fashion accessory was a white feather attached to his bush hat. This piece of flair became so famous that the Marines eventually developed a rifle that they named "the white feather."

Family Life

His son followed him into the Marines and became a sharpshooter in his own right.

Associated With

His Vietnam War accomplishments were the basis for the film, Sniper, which starred actor Tom Berenger.