From the M*A*S*H Library 18: “The Real M*A*S*H” (Documentary)

What is it? Lee, Min Sook, dir. The Real M*A*S*H. Toronto, Ontario: Storyline Entertainment, 2012. Why should M*A*S*H fans care? This documentary places the series in the context of the Korean War and real MASH units in Korea. The interviews with veterans and their MASH stories make this documentary worthwhile. As a M*A*S*H fan, what part(s) should I watch?Continue reading “From the M*A*S*H Library 18: “The Real M*A*S*H” (Documentary)”

From the M*A*S*H Library 2: Back Down the Ridge

What is it? White, W. L. Back Down the Ridge. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1953. Why should M*A*S*H fans care? It has been said that Back Down the Ridge was required reading for the writers of M*A*S*H as it provided first hand accounts of MASH units. The book also provides a technical analysisContinue reading “From the M*A*S*H Library 2: Back Down the Ridge”