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Author: David H Hackworth; Julie Sherman
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the military career of America's most decorated living soldier, from his enlistment of age fifteen, through his service in Vietnam, where his growing disillusionment with American policies led to his post-war exile in Australia.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hackworth, David H.
About face.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1989
(OCoLC)742486457
Named Person: David H Hackworth; David H Hackworth; David H Hackworth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David H Hackworth; Julie Sherman
ISBN: 0671526928 9780671526924 0330313274 9780330313278
OCLC Number: 19130584
Description: 875 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Author's note --
Introduction / by Ward Just --
6 February 1951 --
Brown shoes --
Hit and run --
The wolfhounds --
By the direction of the president --
The only game in town --
Hill 400 --
They don't have cobwebs in Korea --
Don't look back --
Black shoes --
This ain't the Army, Mr. Jones --
The vanguards --
Screaming eagles --
Tim's traveling trouble --
The year of the horse --
Box seat --
Corporate headquarters --
Death row --
Hardcore --
Born to lose --
A law unto himself --
"Issues and answers" --
A handful of ashes --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman.

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This autobiography describes the author's participation in many of the major Cold War flashpoints, from Korea to Vietnam. At the height of the Vietnam war Hackworth conducted a television  Read more...

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