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Re: Interest in the Korean War
I just checked the biography. I don't know about MASH and MASH goes to
Maine but Butterworth wrote the rest of the MASH books using "Richard
Hooker" as a pen name. Most likely the publisher bought the rights from
Hooker to continue the series.
> >>BTW, my favorite line from the original MASH movie was a dialogue
> between Major Burns and Hawkeye (IIRC)
>MAJ Burns: "How did such an incompetent person rise to such a position of
>responsibility in the United States Army?"
>Hawkeye: " I was drafted"
>You can't imagine the reaction this got from a theater full of young
>troops and draft age males back nearly 30 some odd years ago when I first
>saw it. <<
I certainly can since those were the days when "FTA" was the draftee's
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