Hawkeye pens another letter to his father, detailing the day-to-day insanity of living in the camp, including a bet with Trapper that nobody will notice if Hawkeye dines naked. A new surgeon, Captain Casey, does brilliant work but has dubious credentials. Written by
Did You Know?
Captain Casey is based on real life impostor Fedinand Waldo Demara who managed to get a position as ship's surgeon aboard a Canadian war ship that was involved in the Korean War. As Dr. Joseph Cyr, Demara famously operated on 16 wounded Korean casualties that were brought aboard his ship. See more
Hawkeye walks into the mess tent naked, but in several shots, his boxers can be seen. See more
Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger
[Hawkeye walks into the mess tent stark naked
Now *that's* tasteful without being gaudy!
References The Great Impostor
Maple Leaf Rag
Music by Scott Joplin
Played on piano by William Christopher See more