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  • Hardcover
  • 875
  • About Face Odyssey Of An American Warrior
  • David H. Hackworth
  • English
  • 19 December 2017
  • 9780671526924

10 thoughts on “About Face Odyssey Of An American Warrior

  1. says:

    I clearly remember during the First Persian Gulf War seeing Col Hackworth on TV being asked how he thought Gen Schwartzkopf would attack Iran from his positions in Kuwait Ignoring what the talking heads had been theorizing H

  2. says:

    This book contains some of the best first person accounts of combat from the Korean War and the Vietnam War that I have r

  3. says:

    After selling over one million copies of About Face who among us can truly judge the depth of this man's impact on our military and on our society? Possessed of a warrior's DNA this fighter walked away from the Army frustrated and disillusioned about our conduct in the Vietnam War Make no mistake he must have seen something very re

  4. says:

    Excellent Few people alive now understand war the way this Hero did Should be reuired reading for all senators and congressman and the president of the US Going to war with any intention other than winning decisively and as uickly as possible is just another way to get kids killed Im a combat vet with 23 years in the Army and I feel cheap when I read about what this man went through War is ugly and it is about killing

  5. says:

    Colonel David Hackworth is one of America's most decorated soldiers He was a mustang an officer who came up through the ranks In Hackworth's case he was commissioned on the Korean battlefield His book describes his love affair with the army and how he felt our actions in Vietnam destroyed the trust he had in that instituti

  6. says:

    About Face is Hackworth's first book the one he really wanted to write and a damn fine memoir about loving the Army building a career and then burning it to the ground after decades of systemic betrayals Hackworth grew up as

  7. says:

    About Face The Odyssey of An American Soldier by Col David H Hackworth and Julie Sherman It was released in hardcover in March 1989 This 875 page book chronicles the 25 year career of David Hackworth The writing is excellent and interesting In one section of the book Colonel Hackworth proceeds to describe his effort to turn the 439t

  8. says:

    Notes saw this from Tim Ferriss' Tribe of Mentors in the Navy SEALs interview and thought it was a recent book like a Navy submarine Captian's book called 'Turn This Ship Around' about corporate leadership and tu

  9. says:

    It was a damn shame when Hackworth died a few years back America could really use his military insights in this war torn era that we find ourself in I always enjoyed reading his columns on his website and when I saw his book first edition for a mere 5 about a year ago at the library's bookstore I grabbed it It

  10. says:

    This should be reuired reading for Army officers and career NCOs Hackworth was an arrogant opinionated messed up son of a bitch who had blind spots about himself that any reader can see He's an autobiographer who clearly loves his subject He's wrong a lot of the timeBut he's still worth reading because he's not always wrong and when he's right he hits hard His searing indictment of the Army in Vietnam didn't earn him friends in fact it earn

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About Face Odyssey Of An American Warrior

Bout Face he has written what many Vietnam veterans have called the most important book of their generationFrom Korea to Berlin from the Cuban missile crisis to Vietnam Hackworth’s story is that of an exemplary patriot played out against the backdrop of the changing fortunes of America and the American military It is also a stunning indictment of the Pentagon’s fundamental misunderstanding of the Vi. Excellent Few people alive now understand war the way this Hero did Should be reuired reading for all senators and congressman and the president of the US Going to war with any intention other than winning decisively and as uickly as possible is just another way to get kids killed Im a combat vet with 23 years in the Army and I feel cheap when I read about what this man went through War is ugly and it is about killing and if you dont understand this then you need to brush up on what war is Wars should not be started unless you intend to crush those you go up against I think it should also be reuired High School reading At the time of his death David was the most decorated war veteran alive and few people have had to see what he lived And David hated war But he also knew what going to war was was and how it should be done Its not a political tool its the final answer after all other tools have been exhausted The Maine Dictionary their generationFrom Korea Pintar Seda to Berlin from messiah-christmas-suite-satb the Cuban missile crisis The Simple Subs Book that of an exemplary patriot played out against The Story Of Daniel In The Lions Den the changing fortunes of America and Spring At The Villa the American military It is also a stunning indictment of Renaissance Music the Pentagon’s fundamental misunderstanding of Surya the Vi. Excellent Few people alive now understand war Diary Of A Wimpy Kid the way Enchant The Dream this Hero did Should be reuired reading for all senators and congressman and The Princesses Have A Ball the US Going Plants And People to war with any intention other Life Served Hot than winning decisively and as uickly as possible is just another way Wearing The Spider to get kids killed Im a combat vet with 23 years in Daughters And Sons the Army and I feel cheap when I read about what Under The Dome this man went The Path Of Sri Ramana through War is ugly and it is about killing and if you dont understand Strong Inside Young Readers Edition this The Nonviolence Handbook then you need 4 to brush up on what war is Wars should not be started unless you intend programmation-en-c-pr-eacute-paration-aux-certifications-mcsa-examen-70-483 to crush Loki those you go up against I flora-helvetica-flore-illustr-eacute-e-de-suisse-avec-3200-descriptions-de-plantes-agrave-fleurs-de-foug-egrave-res-et-de-plantes-cultiv-eacute-es-avec-cartes-de-distribution think it should also be reuired High School reading At Ein Dunkler Funke Dalans Prophezeiung Buch 1 the The Matter Myth time of his death David was Final Guardians the most decorated war veteran alive and few people have had fragile-lives-a-heart-surgeon-rsquo-s-stories-of-life-and-death-on-the-operating-table to see what he lived And David hated war But he also knew what going The Singularity Magazine Issue 3 to war was was and how it should be done Its not a political The City tool its Listen To The Wind tools have been exhausted

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About the Author: David H. Hackworth

Colonel David Haskell Hackworth also known as Hack was a highly decorated soldier having received 24 decorations for heroism in combat from the Distinguished Service Cross to the Army Commendation Medal He was a prominent military journalist During his time as a journalist Hackworth investigated many subjects including an assertion into the accused improper wearing of ribbons and devices