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  • Francis pick a Maga.

  • Bo peers out from a crater in the middle of no man's land.

  • Barbed wire and dead bodies covered the ground all around him.

  • Like a maga, Bo brings up his Ross rifle and peers through the scope.

  • He spots a German helmet poking up from the enemy trench.

  • Beckham Maga Bo takes a twig from his satchel and places it in his mouth.

  • He choose slowly, knowing that the twig will give him protection like it did from his Ojibwa ancestors.

  • He takes a deep breath and hold it to steady his aim.

  • He squeezes the trigger.

  • Theo German soldier falls to the ground.

  • It's the second battle of apron and Francis Peckham ago bows.

  • First battle.

  • This was not his first kill or his last, though, because Francis Peckham Adobo is the most deadly sniper in World War one.

  • After getting another confirmed kill, he crawls back to the Allied trenches.

  • He relays information on the location of the enemy.

  • Troops that air across the battlefield suddenly pick a mock bow and the commanding officer's hear screaming from further down the trench.

  • They run to see what's happening.

  • Yellow colored gas fills the ditch the men who were yelling now lay dead in the mud, poisoned by a weaponized gas.

  • Beckham, Acabo and the other members of the first Canadian Infantry Battalion look on in horror.

  • This is the first time the allied forces have seen mustard gas and its deadly effects.

  • Battalion evacuates the trench and relocates to a less deadly area of the battlefield.

  • The second battle of Oprah rages on Peckham.

  • Acabo continues to scout and relay vital information to his commanders.

  • He crawls through the blood covered ground of no man's land to ensure that the Allies have the most up to date information on the enemy.

  • While scouting, he picks off any German soldier that he spots with his rifle.

  • His kill count rises.

  • Unfortunately, his battalion loses almost half of its men in just three days, war is held, and Peca Makgabo is finding out quickly that the only way to win the war is through detailed reconnaissance and the deadly accurate shots from his rifle.

  • In his next battle, Francis Pagan Maga Bo adds to his confirmed kill count.

  • He also begins to capture enemies for information.

  • If he could take the enemy alive, then the Allies can use the information extracted from the enemy soldiers to plan for their next attack.

  • In June of 1916, Pegan Maga Bo fights at the Battle of Mount Sorrel.

  • He's recorded this, capturing dozens of prisoners over the course of the entire war.

  • It's estimated that Peckham Acabo captured approximately 300 prisoners in total, using tracking and hunting skills he learned from other Ojibwa members.

  • Before the war, Beckham adobo can practically disappeared.

  • He sneaks into no man's land under the darkness of night and buries himself in the debris and dirt.

  • He patiently waits until an unknowing German soldier crosses his path and then captures them.

  • Begum Aga Bo can also use his tracking skills to figure out the routes enemies air using to cross the battlefield and ambush them.

  • He uses his superior marksmanship skills to fire a warning shot at an enemy's feet.

  • The bullet impacts the ground just ahead of the German soldiers sprang dirt up in the air.

  • There would be no doubt in the enemy's mind that they had two options either return with Peckham, Acabo to be interrogated or be shot by the deadliest sniper of the war.

  • However, what Peckham Acabo does next makes capturing 300 enemy soldiers look like child's play.

  • Several months later, Peckham Aqaba's deployed to the Battle of Summer.

  • Here he's engaged in heavy fighting.

  • He set up in the sniper position in this picking off enemy German soldiers, left and right.

  • He starts to reposition when he is shot peg among Igbos, Knocked down by the impact of a bullet through the leg, he has to crawl back to the trenches through fallen allies and muddy earth.

  • Bullets whiz over his head.

  • He makes it back to the trench, drops down and receives medical attention As soon as he recovers from his gunshot wound.

  • Peckham Acabo immediately request to be returned to the battlefield.

  • His request is granted, much to the dismay of the enemy.

  • His next battle, after recovering from his gunshot wound, is where he receives his first military medal after his recovery.

  • Pegan Maga Bo is deployed to the Battle of Passion Dale in November 1917.

  • The allies desperately need to capture the passion Dale Ridge for a strategic advantage.

  • Around 20,000 ally soldiers crawl from crater to crater.

  • Soldiers need to be coordinated, so the attack on each flank can happen at the appropriate time.

  • Francis Peckham acabo sprints across the battlefield.

  • He dives behind, cover wherever possible and cross through the mud to reach the next crater.

  • Grenades detonate in every direction.

  • Shrapnel flies through the air.

  • The bullets from entrenched machine guns cost the ground to explode all around him.

  • But Peg a Maga Bo is on a mission.

  • He has to relay information on enemy troop movements to his commanders.

  • He runs from one side of the battlefield to the other, stopping on Lee to gaze into his scope and note important information on the enemy.

  • He risks his life to make sure that the allied forces have the reconnaissance necessary to win the battle peg.

  • Remarkable Onley stops to observe the enemy, but if an opportunity presents itself, he takes the shot.

  • Each time he lets loose a bullet, he adds one more kill to his total body count.

  • But sniping is secondary on this mission.

  • He needs to get his observations back to the commanders.

  • He stops, takes a shot, crouches behind the remains of a truck, takes another shot, dives into a crater, peers out, takes a final shot.

  • Each one hits its mark.

  • Eventually, Peckham a combo makes it back to the command post.

  • With all his final information, the allies take passion Dale Rich, but not before losing 16 0 out of the 20 0 Allied soldiers in the battle after passion.

  • Dale Pegan Maga Bo was awarded his first medal with the citation, saying that he did excellent work to keep in touch with the flanks and advising command of units he had seen.

  • He also played a pivotal role in guiding relief support across the battlefield.

  • Reinforcements were supposed to be sent to one of the flanks, but a mistake had been made and the soldiers were on a position.

  • Peckham Acabo took it upon himself to lead the reinforcements to the correct area of the battlefield, which helped secure victory.

  • Unfortunately, after all his hard work, Pagan Makgabo is awarded something other than just a medal.

  • He comes down with pneumonia.

  • Pneumonia, mixed with the inhalation of small amounts of poison gas, causes Peckham Acabo to be hospitalized in England at the end of 1917.

  • He suffered from chest pains the rest of his life, but a little pneumonia and poison gas won't stop the deadly sniper of World War One.

  • As soon as he's well enough to return to duty, he asked to be redeployed.

  • Pegan Maga Bo is sent back to battle to rack up more sniper kills.

  • He finds himself at the Battle of Scar in August 1918, where he receives the second bar to his military medal.

  • This part of his story is especially crazy because it involves the allies firing on their own men.

  • Peckham Acabo is providing sniper support to the rest of the Allied forces at Scarf.

  • This will be his final battle of the war, and after it's over, Peckham Acabo will be confirmed as the deadliest sniper of World War One.

  • Theology forces pushed forward to the enemy line, but they're running dangerously low on ammo.

  • If they run out of bullets, they'll either be pushed back in.

  • The battle will be lost or surrounded and massacred.

  • Peckham Acabo does the only thing he can be a hero.

  • Peckham Acabo recognizes the danger of being surrounded by the enemy.

  • He knows if the battalion does not secure mawr ammunition, it will be over for all of them.

  • He takes it upon himself to make sure this does not happen.

  • Peckham Acabo goes over the top of the trench, barely avoiding the spray of heavy machine gun and rifle fire.

  • He moves from dead soldiers to dead soldier collecting ammunition.

  • He secures rounds from both Allied and German soldiers.

  • Peggy Maga Bo knows the battalion needs Amel and a lot of it, so he's not picky about where he's grabbing it from.

  • Miraculously, he's able to bring back sufficient ammunition to allow the battalion to push forward and captured the enemy line before Peggy Magee bows.

  • Battalion can celebrate, tragedy occurs.

  • Artillery starts detonating all around them, except this is not enemy artillery.

  • It's Allied friendly fire.

  • The artillery barrage is supposed to be supporting the battalion as they move up the battlefield.

  • The idea is to blow the enemy to smithereens, not the allied forces.

  • Unfortunately, the artillery does not receive worth that the Allied forces have reached and taken the enemy line.

  • So shells continue to rain down on Peckham, Acabo and his battalion, Pegan Makgabo, runs back to his commanding officer, dodging friendly artillery shells along the way.

  • The CEO cannot get in contact with the artillery line, and therefore the firestorm continues in a moment of clarity.

  • Pegan Makgabo knows what he has to do.

  • He sprints back towards his battalion, passing into the firing zone again.

  • He later recalled watching his comrades go up in pieces, shell after shell.

  • Pagan Mancebo makes it to the middle of the battalion and pulls out a flare gun he's secured.

  • He fires the white burning flare into the air.

  • It arches like a shooting star across the sky.

  • Moments later, the artillery fire stops.

  • The flare signaled the Allied artillery that the German line had been secured and they could cease firing.

  • After the battle was over, Peg, a mock bow had secured the last of his 378 confirmed kills.

  • We know his hunting and camouflage skills helped him become the most deadly sniper of World War one.

  • But was there more to his story?

  • He had not been trained specifically as a sniper by the Canadian army.

  • So what made him so deadly?

  • Well, maybe it had something to do with the supernatural.

  • Pagan Makgabo carried spiritually items with him during the battle.

  • One of these items was a medicine bag given to him by an elder Indian woman before the war Pegan Makgabo stated that the bank was made of skin tightly bound with a leather throng.

  • Sometimes it seemed to be hard as a rock, and at other times it appeared to contain nothing.

  • What was really inside?

  • I don't know.

  • I wore it in the trenches.

  • Word of his connection to the spirit realm spread through his battalion.

  • He was sometimes asked to call on the spirit world of the Ojibwa people.

  • One occasion that he was asked to call on the jib was spirits was when his battalion was trapped in the trenches and mustard gas was closing in on all sides.

  • Soldiers began to pray and write letters home to loved ones as death seemed imminent.

  • If they tried to go over the wall, they would be shot by the enemy.

  • They stayed where they were.

  • They would be poisoned by mustard gas.

  • It was recounted that the general gave Francis Peckham acabo a cigarette and knowing he had called on the supernatural before in dire situations.

  • Asked if he could do anything to save the men, Pagan Montavo lit the cigarette and invoked the spirits of the wind.

  • Tobacco was often used by the Ojibwa for ritualistic purposes in this case, communicating with the wind gods, he asked the wind spirits to swiftly blow the advancing Gassaway.

  • Everyone surprised the winds changed and the gas was blown back toward the German trenches.

  • And this was not the Onley story of the supernatural that was associated with Francis Bacon Maga Bo.

  • On a different mission.

  • Rain and bad weather had halted an allied advance before they could attack the German lines.

  • They need to dry conditions that would allow the soldiers to cross into no man's land without slipping or getting stuck in the mud.

  • Some of the other members of the battalion aspic a mock bow if he could call on the Ajibola spirits to improve the weather.

  • One of the officers gave pick a mock bow, some tobacco.

  • He used it to invoke the sky spirits, asking them for pity and to improve the weather for him and his comrades.

  • Accounts from other soldiers say that moments later, the rain slowed in the sky.

  • Bright, it would seem the God's favorite Peckham acabo.

  • Perhaps that's one of the reasons he was such an effective sniper.

  • It never hurts.

  • Toe, have God's on your side World War One came to an end, and Francis Peckham Acabo returned home as the most highly decorated indigenous soldier in Canadian military history.

  • But his greatest legacy might be what he did after the war.

  • Upon coming back to Canada, Pegan Makgabo became a vocal advocate for indigenous people's rights.

  • He was elected chief of what today is the Wasatch axing First Nation and became a strong advocate.

  • First people.

  • He worked with the federal government to move toward equal rights and treatment for indigenous peoples.

  • He passed away in 1952 at age 64 although he didn't live to see all of his dreams for the indigenous people of Canada come true, he was vital in laying the groundwork for equality.

  • Now check out another deadly sniper in our video of the White Death, the best sniper known to man.

  • Or maybe you're more interested in what it takes to become a sniper.

  • So go watch how to become a U.

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