Col. David Hackworth wrote the Army's counterguerilla-fighting handbook for the war in Vietnam. For his second tour he is given command of the 4/39th, a poorly trained battalion with a high casualty rate that is considered the worst fighting force in Vietnam at the time. Col. Hackworth forcibly molds the misfits into a highly effective combat unit, firing and hiring, fighting alongside the men and arguing with ineffective superiors. The unit is completely transformed into the Hardcore Recondos and beats the enemy at their own tactics through ambuses, sniper missions, and heliocopter attacks..
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