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Энни Оукли - самая меткая женщина-стрелок в мире (37 фото)

Самый меткий стрелок среди женщин – Энни Оукли (37 фото)

Annie Oakley: The Annie Oakley House in Cambridge, Maryland is the only surviving residence that was either owned or occupied by Annie Oakley as a primary and permanent residence. Because of Annie's fame as a member of the "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," as a legend of the days of the "Wild West," as a world-renowned marksman, and as an individual who continues to remain in the public domain, this house, associated with her, is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic…

Энни Оукли - самая меткая женщина-стрелок в мире (37 фото)

Annie Oakley - the most adept female shooter, known throughout the world. She was born on August 13, 1860 in the County of Darke, Ohio, the son of a Quaker Susan Weiss and Jacob Mauzy.


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Born on August 13, 1860, Annie Oakley gained fame for her unparalleled shooting skills, later becoming the star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show for 17 years. By age 15, Oakley paid off the mortgage for her mother's home by shooting small game for a local grocery store. Watch this clip to learn more about the globally renowned folk hero:

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How Annie Oakley, "Princess of the West," Preserved Her Ladylike Reputation

Annie Oakley shoots over her back using a mirror to spot her target as part of the Wild West shows.


Annie Oakley is one of 215 Honorees in the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame.