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Hornberger, H. Richard

Born: 1924 AD
Died: 1997 AD
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.