Carlos Hathcock, also known as the "White Feather", was a U.S. Marine Corps sniper who became a national hero after achieving 93 confirmed kills during the Vietnam War. He held the record for the longest sniper kill from 1967 all the way to 2004.
In 1962, he got married to Jo Winstead, with whom he fathered a son named Carlos Norman Hathcock III.
He got his nickname "White Feather" because he always wore a white feather on his hat during the Vietnam War.
One of his most remarkable feats during the war was when he shot and killed an enemy sniper from a long distance with a single shot that passed through the sniper's own rifle scope and hit him in the eye.
According to him, he never enjoyed killing people but had to do it since it was his job.
was a famous American Marine Corps sniper,
who was born on
May 20, 1942. As a person born on this date, Carlos Hathcock is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 20) and the 34th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on May 20
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Carlos Hathcock is the 321st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Carlos Hathcock's birthday, Carlos Hathcock is the 2123rd most famous American and ranks 9th in famous people born in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
In general, Carlos Hathcock ranks as the 3761st
most popular famous person of all time.
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