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The Commission agrees with the testimony of Marine marksmanship expert Zahm that it was "an easy shot" to hit some part of the President's body, and that the range where the rifleman would be expected to hit would include the President's head. ( Report, pg. 195 )

a video by Gil Jesus ( 2022 )

 

The Secret Service couldn't even keep the crosshairs of the scope on the stand-in's body. Some easy shot.
 

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Yep. There are a lot of myths about the difficulty of the shooting. Yet another one is the contention the shots were made easier due to the sniper's sitting on a box and using another box to support the rifle. This is phony baloney. For one, the Marines did not train people to shoot while sitting on a box. It's doubtful Oswald would have even attempted such a thing. And for two, the use of a cardboard box for support is a bozo no-no according to the Marine Guidebook. You might use a support to steady your arm but not to steady the rifle itself, which is not supposed to touch anything. So... the "scar" on Box A supposedly caused by the rifle during the shooting is not evidence for Oswald's guilt at all. It actually suggests his innocence. 

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58 minutes ago, Pat Speer said:

Yep. There are a lot of myths about the difficulty of the shooting. Yet another one is the contention the shots were made easier due to the sniper's sitting on a box and using another box to support the rifle. This is phony baloney. For one, the Marines did not train people to shoot while sitting on a box. It's doubtful Oswald would have even attempted such a thing. And for two, the use of a cardboard box for support is a bozo no-no according to the Marine Guidebook. You might use a support to steady your arm but not to steady the rifle itself, which is not supposed to touch anything. So... the "scar" on Box A supposedly caused by the rifle during the shooting is not evidence for Oswald's guilt at all. It actually suggests his innocence. 

No gunshot residue known to be on the boxes, right? And the boxes nearest the window no longer exist, right? And BTW should there have been the smell of gunpowder in the Sniper's nest?

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4 minutes ago, Micah Mileto said:

No gunshot residue known to be on the boxes, right? And the boxes nearest the window no longer exist, right? And BTW should there have been the smell of gunpowder in the Sniper's nest?

These aren't the problems to which I was referring. Since the nest behind an open window was not "discovered" for some time after the shooting it is not surprising that no one smelled gunpowder. And since they had witnesses saying shots were fired from the window it's not surprising that they failed to look for gunpowder. The boxes are a different story. The supposed rifle rest box is missing in the FBI photos taken on the day after the shooting, and a different box was put in its place for the sniper's nest re-enactment photos taken on the 25th. Well, this raises two questions: 1) where was this box from the 23rd to the 25th, and 2) Is it just a coincidence that when this box was sent to Washington on the 26th the FBI found Oswald's prints on the box, but not on either of the 2 boxes photographed by the FBI on the 23rd? It doesn't pass a smell test, IMO.

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The limitations for the WC at extant z313, ballistically speaking:

btw, the slant distance of 258.08ft is approx 7.2ft short.

7.2ft short of extant z313 is extant z301, plotted and posted previously, multiple times.

The reason the WC had to raise the rifle barrel 23.2" above the window sill was for added distance.

Part of that equation(added distance) was leaving the elevation of JFK's wound at 3.27ft(= 10" added in elevation)

More than likely, JFK's head height at extant z312 was 3.54" lower than what it would have been fully upright.

That would be 52.78"(documented previously) - 3.54" = 49.24" = 4.1ft

Of course, with the window opening only being halfway up, a shooter would have to shoot through the window to complete a z313 headshot.

Unless, there were no boxes and the rifle barrel was much closer to the window sill elevation.

What is conveniently left out of the re-enactment are the boxes and any indicator of what the "angle to horizon" really is.

The pylons represented the limo front.

If memory serves me correctly, that would be the equivalent of JFK's position at extant z235, z313 and z353 approx.

 

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On 1/5/2022 at 1:11 AM, Chris Davidson said:

The limitations for the WC at extant z313, ballistically speaking:

btw, the slant distance of 258.08ft is approx 7.2ft short.

7.2ft short of extant z313 is extant z301, plotted and posted previously, multiple times.

The reason the WC had to raise the rifle barrel 23.2" above the window sill was for added distance.

Part of that equation(added distance) was leaving the elevation of JFK's wound at 3.27ft(= 10" added in elevation)

More than likely, JFK's head height at extant z312 was 3.54" lower than what it would have been fully upright.

That would be 52.78"(documented previously) - 3.54" = 49.24" = 4.1ft

Of course, with the window opening only being halfway up, a shooter would have to shoot through the window to complete a z313 headshot.

Unless, there were no boxes and the rifle barrel was much closer to the window sill elevation.

What is conveniently left out of the re-enactment are the boxes and any indicator of what the "angle to horizon" really is.

The pylons represented the limo front.

If memory serves me correctly, that would be the equivalent of JFK's position at extant z235, z313 and z353 approx.

 

Gil.png

 

A few more to help you understand what the ballistic limitations were at extant z313:

SnipersNest1.png

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