Shooting: Margaret & the Men

Despite the fact that it has produced such notable nimrods as Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid, Dan'l Boone, Buffalo Bill and Sergeant York, the U.S. has been hard pressed recently to keep its reputation for marksmanship. At the 1962 World Shooting championships in Cairo, Russians won 22 gold medals; Americans had to settle for seven. Last week, when the quadrennial competition moved to Wiesbaden, Germany, the Soviet Union was again heavily favored—if for no other reason than that a lot of American riflemen were busy in another part of the world. The result was a major upset. Led by...

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