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About Face Summary
David Hackworth

Everything you need to understand or teach About Face by David Hackworth.

  • About Face Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 About Face Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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About Face Summary

Plot Summary

About face is written by Colonel David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman and is the story of Hackworth's year in the United States Army. Throughout his career, he had been concerned with the adequacy of the training of troops. During his Army career, he served in both Korea and Vietnam and he felt the United States never adequately adapted its training techniques to the jungles of Vietnam.

Hackworth grew up in the Santa Monica area of California. He lived in a series of foster homes before lying about his age and entering the Army at the age of fifteen. World War II had just ended and the teenage Hackworth felt that this would be a good way to meet girls. He was assigned to the Trieste area of Italy along the border with Yugoslavia.

Hackworth basically grew up in the Army. He found the family that he never...

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