Known as “everything a 20th century struggle memoir might be” via The manhattan occasions, this nationwide bestseller via Colonel David H. Hackworth offers a brilliant and robust portrait of a lifetime of patriotism.
From age fifteen to 40 David Hackworth dedicated himself to the united states military and speedy turned a residing legend. In 1971, notwithstanding, he seemed on tv to decry the doomed warfare attempt in Vietnam. With About Face, he has written what many Vietnam veterans have known as an important publication in their generation.
From Korea to Berlin, from the Cuban missile hindrance to Vietnam, Hackworth’s tale is that of an exemplary patriot, performed out opposed to the backdrop of the altering fortunes of the United States and the yank army. it's also a gorgeous indictment of the Pentagon’s basic false impression of the Vietnam clash and of the paperwork of self-interest that fueled the warfare.
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