History's most notorious snipers
Lyudmila Pavlichenko -
"Lady Death," as the Germans called her, finished her career with 309 kills, 36 of them Axis snipers.
Simo Häyhä -
A young Simo Häyhä joined the army when the Soviet Union invaded Finland in 1939. Not long after, he became one of the world's most feared snipers.
Carlos Hathcock -
One of the deadliest snipers during the Vietnam War, the American sniper even had a bounty of US$30,000 put on his head by the enemy.
Chris Kyle -
Chris Kyle is one of the most successful and famous American Navy SEAL snipers.
Roza Shanina -
Roza Shanina was a Soviet sniper who fought in World War II. Shanina, who joined the army after her brother was killed.
Francis Pegahmagabow - Pegahmagabow was the most effective sniper of the conflict, with 378 kills.
Zhang Taofang -
Zhang Taofang was a highly effective sniper who served in the Chinese Army during the Korean Wa
Henry Norwest -
Henry "Ducky" Norwest was a Canadian sniper who fought in World War I.
Billy Sing -
William "Billy" Sing was an Australian sniper who served in World War I. Sing played a vital role during the Gallipoli Campaign (in modern-day Turkey).
Ivan Sidorenko -
The Red Army sniper is credited with over 500 kills during World War II, making him one of the top snipers of the entire conflict.
Adelbert Waldron -
Adelbert F. "Bert" Waldron III was an American sniper who served during the Vietnam War. With over 100 kills.
Vasily Shalvovich Kvachantiradze -
Vasilij Kvachantiradze (not pictured) was a Soviet sniper who fought in World War II. With 534 kills.
Vasily Zaitsev -
The Red Army sniper (not pictured) went down in history for killing 225 enemies during the Battle of Stalingrad.