Chris Kyle killed a total of 160 people in Iraq. He was known as the most lethal sniper in American history. Chris led a simple life up until he joined the Navy SEALs(Sea, air and land). Chris Kyle was known as the “Devil of Ramadi” by Iraqi insurgents. Chris Kyle grew up as a cowboy and went into the military to become America's most lethal sniper before he was shot and killed in 2013.
Chris Kyle is an American legend. Kyle is considered the best sniper to ever be in the American military. He has over 100 confirmed kills throughout his military career as an Navy SEAL sniper. He fought in the ?war against Iraq after joining the Navy in 1999. Kyle retired from the Navy in 2009. He was killed in 2013 by a marine who had PTSD and Kyle was trying to help.
Chris Kyle was deployed to Iraq 4 times throughout his Military career. His marksmanship was so well known that he had a nickname known has the "Devil of Ramadi". In his 10 years of service, he killed over 160 people, more than any other US Sniper.
People say you should be proud of where you come from or who you come from. And that everything you do will reflect on your family. But what if you do something to offend your family. Suddenly you’re a disgrace and an embarrassment to the family. Aunt Alexandria believes that your family background proves your status in society. But Atticus had different beliefs. Although many characters in, To Kill a Mockingbird, base their self-worth off of their family of origin, the truth is that the most admirable people in the novel, “are the people who did the best they could with the sense they had,”
The film American Sniper tells the story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in American history. Kyle was born in raised in Texas, he spent his time traveling in the rodeo circuit as a saddle bronc rider. After the bombing in southwest Africa, Kyle decided to serve his country. Not only did he join the military, he joined the elite Navy SEALS team as sniper. Shortly after completing his SEALS training, Kyle met and married his wife Taya. During his four tours in Iraq, Kyle was credited with more than one and sixty confirmed kills; making him the most deadly sniper in American history. He had two children during the four tours. Each and every tour Kyle did, he became more distant from his family. Kyle felt a need to protect his
Chris Kyle is the most lethal sniper in American history. Chris demonstrated heroism on many accounts during his years of service. Chris Kyle is considered one of America 's heroes. His history and background was unique, his accomplishments are important, and the legacy he has left behind is important to everyone.
In the book “To Kill A Mockingbird”, written by Harper Lee, things can change in the blink of an eye. It can go from a peaceful taciturn summer morning to all hell broken loose. And for Aunt Alexandra, change comes extremely faster then anyone would ever expect. She would be one of the most imprudent and disrespectful person anyone would know to a caring, respected person who wouldn't despise anyone by their skin or gender.
To begin, Aunt Alexandra is one of the many voices of hypocrisy in the book. Aunt Alexandra is a symbol of old southern charm and what woman were supposed to act like in the 1930s. She lives by the fact that family is the most important thing in life. She judges
Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird is about a man named Atticus and his two kids Jem and Scout. Atticus was appointed to defend an African American, named Tom Robinson. Tom was accused by Bob Ewell for raping and beating his daughter, Mayellea Ewell. During the trial scene, everyone in that courtroom finds outs the truth that Tom is innocent against the accusations from Bob. The truth is that Mayella kissed Tom and Bob saw what she did. After Tom ran away, Bob was the one that beat up Mayella, and then called, Sheriff Heck Tate and blamed Tom for what he did to Mayella. Even though everything points to Bob being the one to hurt Mayella, the jury still convicts Tom guilty to the charges because the jury could not look past that he was African American. In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, the three characters that show prejudice behaviors are Aunt Alexandra, Mrs. Grace Merriweather, and Bob Ewell.
Through To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee teaches us the righteousness of empathy. Harper Lee 's technique of writing and coinciding Christian beliefs weaved through emphasizes the importance of the story 's moral and themes. It is through Scout, the young dynamic and protagonist, that Lee opens the reader 's eyes to a realistic world of prejudice and inequality during the 1930s. Though introducing many characters throughout the novel, it is through Lee 's wise father character, Atticus Finch, that she further helps teach her readers life lessons, one being empathy. While narrating in first person, Lee further details her novel with the setting and use of style and diction.
American Sniper puts an emphasis on showing the public, soldiers don’t lose any sense of humanity when joining the military. They are still civilians with a background story, who emote like everybody else on earth.With the flood of video games like Call of Duty and films such as Rambo, it’s too often the media portrays soldiers as war prone robots. Clint Eastwood seemed very determined to break any false portrayals of soldiers, manifested by the media. The backstory of Chris Kyle is he’s just a southern guy with aspirations to become a full fledge rodeo cowboy, who suddenly is compelled to enlist in the navy, after catching a glimpse of the embassy bombings on t.v. His enlistment, was for the sole purpose of defending and protecting the U.S
In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Atticus believes Maycomb is unjust because the town is inconsiderate of other people’s view, which is shown when Atticus gets targeted for defending a black man, worries that his kids will become bitter and catch Maycomb’s disease, and Aunt Alexandra advising Atticus that he is raising his kids wrong. To begin with, Mrs Dubose addresses to Scout and her family about how Atticus is disgracing his race and his color by defending Tom Robinson on the alleged rape case. Mrs Dubose says, “Your father’s no better than the ni**ers and trash he works for” (135). Atticus views Maycomb as an injustice town because during this time period black people were seen as a lower class. Atticus is mark as an overall victim because in the trial the county is shocked that Atticus is
The movie American Sniper follows the life and military career of one of the United States’ best snipers in history, Chris Kyle. Kyle grew up in Texas and joined the military as a young man, enlisting in the Navy SEALs. After the 9/11 attacks, Kyle served four tours in Iraq and amassed the most kills in U.S. military sniper history. After his tours, Kyle returned home to his wife and ran a program helping disabled veterans. In 2013, however, Kyle was shot by one of the veterans he was trying to help who was suffering from PTSD. The in 2014, a movie based on Kyle’s life was made. In telling Kyle’s story, the movie portrays him as an all American hero and purports traditional American values. The opening scenes of American Sniper (beginning to
Suddenly from the opposite roof a shot rang out and the sniper dropped his rifle with a curse. The rifle clattered to the roof. The sniper thought the noise would wake the dead. He stooped to pick the rifle up. He couldn’t lift it. His forearm was dead. “I’m hit,” he muttered.
On October 1st, on a Sunday, at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, through a hotel window 500-600 people were injured and 58 people lost their lives. My paper will be about the heros in the shooting and who they were and what they did to become heros. My paper is also about what makes a hero, and who has been a hero in my life. Some of the heros in the Las Vegas shooting went by the names of Mark Jay, a brother and a hockey coach, Krystal Goddard and Amy MccAslin. I will tell you these heroic stories each in different paragraphs.