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Canadian sniper makes kill shot at distance of 3.5 KILOMETRES

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> That was entirely normal behaviour for professional British officers. They didn't duck under enemy fire.

A bit of romanticism and artistic licence on the part of "those who were there" always makes a story more interesting, though not necessarily more true.

A friend of mine, a professional historian, finds that about the most accurate account of social behaviour you can get about historical times on non-academic literature, comes from the Black Adder series.

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