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M*A*S*H Film Summary & Analysis

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Set during the Korean War, M*A*S*H begins with the scene of a helicopter flying into a war hospital. As the commander gives orders, Radar anticipates them, speaking over him. Several soldiers stand around, concerned and not following what needs to be done. The commander says he's given everything to Radar.

Quotes from generals during the Korean War roll across the screen as the soldiers carry on with their daily activities at the hospital. The quotes help remind viewers of the difficulties of the war and bring the memories to life.

Meanwhile, a captain, Hawkeye Pierce is reprimanded by another captain, who is in charge of the motor pool," and is told to wait for a driver to take him to his camp. Several men drive up and get off a truck. One of them, Captain Duke Forrest, is going...

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