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The Daily Mail profiles SEAL Team Three sniper Chris Kyle, whose 255 confirmed kills, including a 2,100-yard shot, make him the deadliest sniper in US history.

Mr Kyle is a cowboy from Odessa, Texas, who was a professional bronco rodeo rider before he joined the Navy. He grew up hunting deer and pheasant with a rifle and a shotgun his dad bought him.

He never realized he was a good shot until he joined the Navy and got into the prestigious SEAL special operations unit.

For his deadly track record as a marksman during his deployment to Ramadi, the insurgents named him ‘Al-Shaitan Ramad’ — the Devil of Rahmadi — and put a $20,000 bounty on his head.

Meet Navy SEAL Chris Kyle… the deadliest sniper in US history



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