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About Face - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

David Hackworth
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Chapter 12 Summary and Analysis

Company D was already rated as the best company. Its NCOs have World War II and Korea experience. Most of the people shared Hackworth's views regarding training and he began a rigorous training routine with them. Hackworth taught his own training classes. The unit would go on training exercises at Baumholder every few months. During this time, Hackworth continued to work on his bachelor's degree not knowing that coming world events would prevent him from completing it in Germany. Johns told his men that they had to reinforce Berlin.

Berlin was divided among the four powers and was being supplied by air. The Russians were trying to force the West out of Berlin. East Berlin wa surrounded with barbed wire and barricades to prevent people from leaving. As a result, Western troops moved up the Autobahn to reach the city, moving through Red territory. Soviet...

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