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The Marines are honoring the type of rifle and scope used by the Corps' deadliest sniper

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The Marine Corps celebrated the history of the M40 sniper rifle with Redfield scope at Camp Lejeune.
The M40 rifle was the same type of weapon used by Marine sniper Sgt. Charles "Chuck" Mawhinney.
Mawhinney is the deadliest sniper in Marine Corps history, with 103 confirmed kills.
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The Marine Corps recently honored a rifle and scope long used by its snipers, including one of the service's deadliest marksmen. The Weapons Training Battalion at Marine Corps Installations...
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