It is a black and white episode; a male war correspondent, Clete Roberts, discusses the newest method of wartime medical care, the M*A*S*H model. He visits one of the five M*A*S*H units in Korea, the 4077, to interview the personnel. Roberts asks about the newest advances in treating casualties, morale, the families of the soldiers, their recreations in Korea, drinking, what they miss about home, the relationships that have blossomed into family, how they conquer boredom, etc. The interviewer weaves a tapestry from the commentary and off-hand remarks of the interviewees.Written by
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The following is in black and white. This is a room in Korea a room most of the men fighting the second year of the war would rather not see. This is an operating room in a MASH, a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. There are five of these units in South Korea. The concept of treating wounded close to the front - this particular hospital is just three miles from the fighting is being tested for the first time. If anything can be said to be a success in war, it is this concept. By ...
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