Steel My Soldiers' Hearts The Hopeless to Hardcore Transformation of 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, United States Army, Vietnam. Colonel David H. Hackworth, Eilhys England.

Steel My Soldiers' Hearts The Hopeless to Hardcore Transformation of 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, United States Army, Vietnam

Hardcover, New York: Rugged Land, 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on a promotional bookplate that is pasted into the book on the verso of the copyright page. Author wrote "Dick - Keep Five Yards. Warmest Regards - Hack." Full numberline including the 1. After spending 1 year in Vietnam and helping the famous military historian S. L. A. Marshall write Vietnam Primer, Hackworth was sent back to Vietnam in 1969 to take command of the 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry. A unit that was poorly trained, very low on morale, and suffered high casualties in the Mekong Delta. This is the story of how Hackworth transformed the unit into an effective fighting force. Book's spine is tilted. Text, photographs, and maps clean. Dust jacket is clean and bright with no fading and only minimal shelfwear around the edges. Dust jacket now protected in Mylar. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 440 pages; Signed by Author. [Item #71541]

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