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MASH - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Chapter 3 opens a few weeks after Major Hobson has left. Colonel Blake has found a chest surgeon from Boston. He is six feet tall and named John McIntyre. He is from Winchester and does not say much. The chief anesthesiologist, Captain Ugly John Black, decides to figure the man out but has trouble; in fact, he seems a bit crazy. Hawkeye and Duke introduce themselves officially when McIntyre moves into their tent.

That night, the three doctors are on night duty together and McIntyre shows them how to do chest surgery, repairing a pulmonary artery with ease. The three drink martinis afterward and it becomes clear that McIntyre is more than a social drinker. As the days wear on, McIntyre continues to remain mysterious. Duke is annoyed, but Hawkeye encourages him to wait and is sure he has seen McIntyre before. He eventually remembers that McIntyre has...

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