TIL that a 2x distinguished service cross recipient, 10x silver star recipient, and 8x bronze star recipient who earned 8 Purple Hearts, named David Hackworth. Left home and joined the merchant marines in search of war when he was just 14. by whatilearned June 3, 2022, 9:04 pm Read more: https://www.historynet.com/valor-david-h-hackworth/ What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote 10xBronzeCrossdaviddistinguishedearnedHackworthHeartshomejoinedleftMarinesmerchantnamedpurpleRecipientsearchserviceSilverStarTILToday I learnedWar See more Previous article TIL: The “Boomer Generation” was originally known as The “Me Generation” Next article You now have 10,000 of whatever object is to your left. What do you do with your newfound wares? 3 Comments Leave a Reply His book *About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior* is absolutely fantastic. It should be a must read. He got A LOT of flack for speaking so candidly about how clumsy the US involvement in Vietnam was. Log in to Reply Sounds like he found what he was looking for Log in to Reply Hmm no Medal of Honor though that’s kind of odd Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.