David haskell hackworth (november 11, 1930 - may 4, 2005) also known as hack, was a prominent military journalist and a former united states army colonel who was decorated in both the korean war and vietnam war. American legend and hero colonel david hackworth speaks with reporter barry roskin blake in the colonel david haskell hackworth (november 11, 1930 -- may 4, 2005), also known as hack, was a. Colonel david hackworth vietnam hero who became a fierce critic of the pentagon's conduct of the war november 11, 1931 - may 4, 2005 may 12 2005, 1:00am, the times. Colonel david hackworth who was awarded ten silver stars while serving in the army during the korean war, three army nurses who served in world war i were cited with citation stars for their.
Hackworth lied to enlist in the army at age 15 and won a battlefield commission at 20 to become the youngest us captain in the korean war he was the youngest american full colonel during the vietnam war but incurred the wrath of senior officers for his harsh public criticism of us strategy and policies. David hackworth is one of the most celebrated soldiers in modern us history he was the youngest us captain in the korean war, the youngest colonel in vietnam. In 1971, colonel david hackworth was interviewed on abc's, issues and answers during the interview, hackworth, a career army officer, stated in no uncertain terms that the vietnam war was a.
[editor's notes: read colonel david hackworth's concept with hyperlinks that amplify his points rather than stay in the time frame we supply modern references--the whole point of this treatise is to create. Hackworth volunteered for service with the us special forces in vietnam, and, as the army's youngest full colonel, returned in 1965, commanding a paratroop unit. During the facts-check, i ran across an article about john by the late colonel david hackworth, a much-decorated career army officer, vietnam combat legend and popular tv guest commentator colonel. United states army korean war vietnam war click here to read colonel hackworth's thank you to frank. Home » at tmv » colonel david hackworth: an appreciation posted by shaun mullen on may 3, 2008 in there's a guy in virtually every organization who is a pop-off, and david hackworth fit that.
This aired on the history channel on march 16, 1998, the 30th anniversary of the massacre, and its participants were colonel david hackworth (ret), the author of about face prof randy. Col david hackworth, who billed himself as america's most decorated living soldier (he had eight purple hearts and ten silver stars), died in mexico this week at age 74. 1-16 of 19 results for colonel hackworth about face: the odyssey of an american warrior apr 15, 1990 by colonel david h hackworth and julie sherman paperback. Colonel david hackworth hero of the vietnam war and prominent critic of the pentagon nwcitizencom david hackworth most frequently referenced pages by external sources.
Col david h hackworth, the united states army's legendary, highly decorated guerrilla fighter and lifelong champion of the doughboy and dogface, ground-pounder and grunt, died wednesday in. B 1931 colonel david hackworth (us army, retired) is the most decorated soldier in army history -- having been awarded over 100 military hackworth joined the us merchant marine at age 14. Retired army col david h hackworth, 74, a highly decorated soldier's soldier who as a writer often went to war with the perfumed princes of the pentagon and with a military establishment he.
Col hackworth is survived by ms england, one step-daughter and two step-grandchildren, and four children and four grandchildren from two earlier marriages at a date to be announced, he will be buried in arlington national cemetery with full military honors. 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. Online shopping from a great selection at books store.