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Hornberger, H. Richard (pseudonym Richard Hooker)

Born: 1924 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Authors, Surgeon


H. Richard Hornberger is a US author and military surgeon.


1924 - Born 1st of February in Trenton, New Jersey.


1950 - Served as a doctor in the 8055th M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) during the Korean War.


1968 - Published the novel, M*A*S*H: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, under the pseudonym Richard

Hooker. The book is based on his own experience as a doctor in a M*A*S*H unit during the Korean War. The

character of Hawkeye Pierce is based on himself.


1972 - Published the sequel of M*A*S*H Goes to Maine.


1977 - Publishes a third M*A*S*H novel, M*A*S*H Mania.


1988 - Retired from his longtime surgical practice in Waterville, Maine.


1997 - Hornberger died 4th of November.




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