In "The Sniper", how does the sniper trick his enemy?

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In this story, the sniper must trick his enemy so that he can safely exit the roof of the building. Remember that he is injured because the enemy has shot him in the forearm, and he has only a revolver to help him escape.

The sniper, therefore, develops a plan. First of all, he removes his cap and places it over the end of his rifle to make it look like the silhouette of a man. He then raises the rifle so that the enemy can see it. The enemy, believing that the rifle is the sniper, fires and hits the cap. To make this ruse look authentic, the sniper allows the rifle and cap to slowly fall to the ground.

The enemy now believes that he has killed the sniper, and he moves out of the darkness and between two chimney pots. The sniper now takes aim with his revolver and shoots at the enemy. His shot is successful; the enemy is killed and falls to the ground below, enabling the sniper to escape.

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In "The Sniper", the titular character is essentially trapped on a rooftop by another sniper; he is wounded and therefore unable to use his rifle to defend himself, nor can he move without being seen and shot at, nor can he stay on the rooftop until dawn, when things will only be worse and his wound may kill him. He is forced to resort to trickery in order to put his opponent on the defensive and thereby escape.

The sniper tricks his enemy by placing his hat on the end of his rifle and raising it above the parapets of the rooftop just enough to be seen. When the hat is shot, the sniper pretends to die, throwing his useless rifle off the rooftop in an effort to make the scene more convincing. This works, as the enemy sniper stands up and reveals himself, thinking that he's hit his mark and killed the titular sniper. The sniper uses this opportunity to shoot his opponent with his revolver, thereby killing him and securing an escape from the rooftop. 

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In "The Sniper", what trick does the sniper play on the other gunman?

The titular sniper is basically trapped on a rooftop. It's nighttime, and the sniper lit a match to smoke a cigarette - this revealed his location to the other gunman, who can clearly see him on the rooftop if he reveals himself. This leads to the sniper being shot in the arm when he takes shots at other targets. Now the sniper is wounded, and he can't get off the rooftop without revealing himself. Worse, if he waits until morning, he may die from his injury, or simply be even more visible to the other sniper.

The trick that he plays is that he puts his hat on the top of his rifle, and raises it just high enough above the cover he's hiding behind that the other gunman can see it. Sure enough, the other gunman shoots and hits the hat, and the sniper pretends to die - he stumbles to the edge of the roof, dropping his rifle over the side, hoping that this will convince the other gunman that he's dead. However, the sniper still has his pistol, and when the other gunman lowers his guard, the sniper shoots him with it.

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What does the sniper do to trick his enemy in the short story, "The Sniper"?

The sniper was on a rooftop.  He lit up a cigarette, and the glow of the cigarette gave away his position.  A bullet hit the wall of the roof near where he was sitting.  An enemy soldier was aiming at him from across the street. He tried to locate the enemy’s position but could see nothing.

Just then, an armored enemy car drove down the street and met an old woman, who pointed out the sniper’s position.  He fired and killed the machine gunner in the car, and then fired again and killed the woman.  In order to do that, he had to give away his position, and the enemy on the roof across the street fired again, wounding  the sniper in his arm.  His forearm was dead to any feeling.  He couldn’t lift his rifle any longer. 

The sniper knew that he needed to kill the enemy, or he would never get off the roof.  But first he had to locate him.  He took off his cap, placed it on the muzzle of the rifle, and lifted the rifle until the cap was over the parapet of the roof.  Immediately a bullet pierced the cap.  The enemy, thinking the sniper was dead, stood up.  When he did that, the sniper was able to shoot him using his revolver. The dying man fell forward, fell off the roof, and hit the ground, dead.  Later the sniper would discover that the enemy was his own brother.

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