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Old 14th June 2018, 03:29 PM   #383
traxy
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Originally Posted by manifesto View Post
Ah, that explains why none of the expert rifle men who tried to recreate Oswalds alleged shots did not manage to do it.

In spite of:

- Half the height.

- Two attempts.

- Newly served and repaired rifle.

- No moving targets.

- Start the series whenever they felt ready.

- No life and death stress.

But I guess Oswald shooting just above the lowest possible points to remain an armed Marine in his last shooting test explains it all, doesn’t it?
This is patently false.

For the 1967 CBS recreation, attempting to shoot under an artificially shortened timeframe of 5.6 seconds, 7 of 11 shooters matched or bettered Oswald's performance. 4 of them did it on their first try. One went 3 for 3, all on the inner target in 5 seconds flat.
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