About Face - Study Guide Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

David Hackworth
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After two years in the Army, Hackworth didn't want to be an officer. He just wanted to lead his platoon but he finally agreed to accept a promotion. He was upset that he was assigned to Easy Company and not sent back to George. Gilchrist was still his commanding officer.

Korean nationals were also under the command of the Eighth Army. There were problems with communications and customers.

Hackworth talks about the men in the unit and some of the experiences they had; like incidents of friendly fire and having to negotiate through United States mine fields. There were incidents that occurred with every hill they took.

At this point the second phase of the Chinese Spring Offensive was waning. The United Nations forces were turning the attack to the north. Hackworth had only been are officer for two weeks and still felt...

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