"War isn't Hell. War is war, and Hell is Hell. And of the two, war is a lot worse." In the popular TV show, M*A*S*H, the characters were dealing with stressful jobs in the height of the Korean War. From chief surgeons to company clerks, what would your M*A*S*H job be?
M*A*S*H is the TV series that debuted in 1972. Originally the idea conception came from the novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors by Richard Hooker. While this novel was released in 1968, a film would go on to be released in 1970, two years before the TV show. Starring Alan Alda, Wayne Rodgers and McLean Stevenson, the series followed a group of surgeons and staff who were stationed during the Korean War. There were various jobs within the ranks. What would you be stationed as?
Are you like Hawkeye Pierce or Major Winchester? Played by Alan Alda and David Ogden Stiers, these two surgeons were able to stay calm under pressure.
If you're a bit tough but know how to keep things fair, you'd probably be a great leader, like Commander Sherman Potter. Or are you compassionate and driven, like our favorite nurse, Hot Lips? Or would you be the company clerk? There's only one way to find out!
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