American Gun

American Gun


At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the most accomplished sniper in U.S. military history, was finishing a remarkable book that retold American history through the lens of a hand-selected list of firearms. Kyle masterfully argues that guns have played a fascinating, indispensable, and often under-appreciated role in our national story. Kyle carefully chose ten guns to help tell his story, including the American long rifle, Colt .45 revolver, Winchester rifle, .38 police handgun, and the M-16 rifle platform Kyle himself used as a SEAL. This is also the story of how American innovation, creativity, and industrial genius has constantly pushed technology—and U.S. power—forward.

Read by John Pruden

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  • AmericanGun_01_Open
    Duration: 22s
  • AmericanGun_02_Foreword
    Duration: 07min
  • AmericanGun_03_Introduction
    Duration: 04min
  • AmericanGun_04_Chapter1
    Duration: 47min
  • AmericanGun_05_Chapter2
    Duration: 38min
  • AmericanGun_06_Chapter3
    Duration: 41min
  • AmericanGun_07_Chapter4
    Duration: 44min
  • AmericanGun_08_Chapter5
    Duration: 44min
  • AmericanGun_09_Chapter6
    Duration: 33min
  • AmericanGun_10_Chapter7
    Duration: 39min
  • AmericanGun_11_Chapter8
    Duration: 35min
  • AmericanGun_12_Chapter9
    Duration: 29min
  • AmericanGun_13_Chapter10
    Duration: 37min
  • AmericanGun_14_Epilogue
    Duration: 08min
  • AmericanGun_15_Afterword
    Duration: 03min
  • AmericanGun_16_Credits
    Duration: 43s
  • sample
    Duration: 01min