Hazardous Duty by David H HackworthHazardous Duty by David H Hackworth

Hazardous Duty

byDavid H Hackworth

Paperback | September 1, 1997

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The author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller About Face, Colonel David H. Hackworth is one of America's most decorated soldiers, having served at the end of World War II, and in Korea and Vietnam. Retired from the military since 1971, he has completed second tour of battlefield duty -- this time as a war correspondent -- accompanying our nation's fighting men and women to the Persian Gulf, Bosnia, Somalia, Korea and Haiti. What he learned of high-level military incompetence, futility and corruption in the heat and fury of Desert Storm -- and in the desperation of the Balkans and Mogadishu -- is shocking, frightening and infuriating...and it must be told.

Hazardous Duty is a necessary wake-up call for military reform -- a no-holds-barred, no-punches-pulled exposé that calls America's top political and military leaders to account for selling out duty, honor and country. It is riveting, real-life adventure of courageous warriors on the world's new battlefields -- and of their systematic betrayal by the weakness of an increasingly wasteful and inept high command. It offers essential solutions to problems that must be addressed if our nation is to remain the foremost military power in a volatile and ever-changing world.

David H. Hackworth first enlisted in the United States Army at age 15. He served in the military for 25 years, rising to the rank of Colonel. He writes real-life thrillers. He divides his time between New York and Montana. Tom Matthews lives in Hoboken, New Jersey, and Sag Harbor, New York.
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Title:Hazardous DutyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.84 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0380727420

ISBN - 13:9780380727421

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Maverick military hero and war correspondent Col. David Hackworth has earned more than 70 awards for heroism as well as eight purple hearts. More than any other military commentator, he has the trust and confidence of millions of soldiers worldwide. In this real-life, heard-hitting, nonfiction thriller, Hackworth explains what's wrong with the modern U.S. military and calls America's top political and military leaders to acccount for selling out duty, honor, and country.