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country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter
Jerry Gustave Hasford (November 28, 1947 – January 29, 1993), also known under his pen name Gustav Hasford was an American novelist, journalist and poet. His semi-autobiographical novel The Short-Timers (1979) was the basis of the film Full Metal Jacket (1987). He was a United States Marine Corps veteran, who served during the Vietnam War.
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