If Not Now, When? by Jack Jacobs audiobook

If Not Now, When?: Duty and Sacrifice in America’s Time of Need

By Colonel Jack Jacobs, (Ret.) and Douglas Century
Foreword by Brian Williams
Read by Stefan Rudnicki

Blackstone Publishing
8.68 Hours Unabridged
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Army First Lieutenant Jack Jacobs was serving as an advisor to the South Vietnamese when he and his men came under devastating attack. Severely wounded, Jacobs took command and withdrew the unit, returning again and again to the site of the attack to rescue more men, saving the lives of a US advisor and thirteen Allied soldiers. Colonel Jacobs received the nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor. Here, with candor, humor, and quiet modesty, Jack Jacobs tells his stirring story of heroism, honor, and the personal code by which he has lived his life. He expounds with blunt honesty and insight his views on our contemporary world and the nature and necessity of sacrifice.

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Winner of the 2010 Colby Award

Army First Lieutenant Jack Jacobs was serving as an advisor to the South Vietnamese when he and his men came under devastating attack. Severely wounded, Jacobs took command and withdrew the unit, returning again and again to the site of the attack to rescue more men, saving the lives of a US advisor and thirteen Allied soldiers. Colonel Jacobs received the nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor.

Here, with candor, humor, and quiet modesty, Jack Jacobs tells his stirring story of heroism, honor, and the personal code by which he has lived his life. He expounds with blunt honesty and insight his views on our contemporary world and the nature and necessity of sacrifice.

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Editorial Reviews

“Offers a mix of no-holds-barred personal history and pointed observations about the demands (or lack thereof) the U.S. makes on its citizens today. Never self-indulgent or preachy, Jacobs takes an honest—and often brutally funny—look back at his own life and forward to the future of the military and the nation.” Parade magazine

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 8.68
Audience: Adult
Language: English