WWII Veteran Sniper Still Has Perfect Aim

This video is from 2011.  Ted Gundy is a WWII Veteran. On top of that, he was a sniper. The US Army Marksmanship Unit honors his achievement and skill with the USAMU Black Hat. According to Lt. Col. Daniel Hodne, only 8 black hats have been given to people outside of the USAMU.

If that wasn’t enough, they give him a replica of his Army Issue 1903 Springfield A4 made by Navy Arms. They have him shoot it at a 300 yard target and he does not disappoint.



But the awesomeness doesn’t stop there. They let Ted Gundy shoot one of their custom Remington 700s to hit a target at 1,000 yards.



And at 86 years old, he manages to get a 5 inch group of three shots to the head at 1,000 yards.



Warning, this video may get you in the feels. Thanks to Ted Gundy and all Veterans like him who have sacrificed and served this country.

Nicholas C

Co-Founder of KRISSTALK forums, an owner’s support group and all things KRISS Vector related. Nick found his passion through competitive shooting while living in NY. He participates in USPSA and 3Gun. He loves all things that shoots and flashlights. Really really bright flashlights.

Any questions please email him at nicholas.c@staff.thefirearmblog.com


  • Daniel Prickett

    Greatest Generation. Things have been slowly/steadily headed south as the influence and leadership of that generation has faded.

  • Professor Hale

    He is awesome.

    Too bad they could only give him a $5 hat, that he could have got anywhere instead of quality health care at the VA.

  • Zachary marrs

    Ive actually met the guy a while ago, it was a real honor

  • USMC03Vet

    Rumor is when first presented with a black hat he stated “A ball cap. Are you kidding me? I thought we’d be shooting Krauts”.

    They had to re-shoot that scene.

    Give ’em hell, Gundy!

  • santi

    Incredible! Wonderful video. Definitely got into all the feels on this one.

  • iksnilol

    It’s like riding a bicycle, if you learn it well once you never forget it.

  • Cornelius Carroll

    All I can say is WOW! Still got it!

  • Blake

    Great feature.

  • Django

    It is cool they gave him the 03 great gift! Seems like he will put it to good use!

  • Fruitbat44

    🙂 Well done.