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Simo Häyhä: Dedicate yourself

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No man has ever killed as many as a sniper. Whole platoons were sent to kill him, artillery rained down all around him and yet Simo lived. I was fascinated not by Simo’s skill, but by his discipline. The tricks he used as a sniper to avoid detection were not sophisticated, but they were difficult. They required great sacrifice, but Simo was more interested in his cause and his people than in temporary comfort.