Saturday, July 16, 2005

VIDEO: American Soldier Survives Sniper

PFC Stephen TschidererArmy Medic PFC Stephen Tschiderer of the 101st “Saber” Cavalry Division, attached to 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, was shot by an insurgent sniper from 75 meters on June 2, 2005 and lived to tell about it. Tschiderer was knocked to the ground and immediately got back up, took cover, and located the sniper's position. After calling in support, the area was cordoned off and the two combatants were captured. Tschiderer even treated the wounds of the sniper who had just tried to take his life.

Soldiers at the scene recovered the video below that the insurgents took of their act. Listen closely and you will hear the common "Allah Akbar" chant.


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