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David H. Hackworth (1930–2005)

David H. Hackworth was born on November 11, 1930 in Venice, California, USA as David Haskell Hackworth. He was married to Eilhys England, Patricia Leonard and Peta Margaret Cox. He died on May 4, 2005 in Tijuana, Mexico. See full bio »


(age 74) in Tijuana, Mexico

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Korean War Stories
Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War
Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War Himself - Author 'About Face'
60 Minutes
60 Minutes Himself - Army Colonel (segment "Are We Prepared?")
Charlie Rose
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 2003 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Army Colonel (segment "Are We Prepared?")
- Are We Prepared?/Unhealthy Diagnosis/Michael Moore (2003) ... Himself - Army Colonel (segment "Are We Prepared?")
 2001 Korean War Stories (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Author 'About Face'
- Vietnam: Hidden in Plain Sight ... Himself - Author 'About Face' (as Col. David Hackworth)
- Vietnam: Alpha Strike ... Himself - Author 'About Face' (as Col. David Hackworth Ret)
 1995 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 13 December 1995 (1995) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 26 June 1995 (1995) ... Himself - Guest
 1992 Pandora's Box (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- To the Brink of Eternity (1992) ... Himself (as Col. David Hackworth)
 1989 Booknotes (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 May 1989 (1989) ... Himself (as Col. David Hackworth)

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Other Works:

Article: "Drugstore Marine", "Playboy" (USA), May 1994, p.90-92+156-157. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Col. David Hackworth | Col. David Hackworth Ret

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Personal Quote:

Vietnam used to be our worst military mistake. But of all the major wars the US has fought, Iraq is now the biggest military miscalculation of all.

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