KOREA: Kim Koo & Kim Kun

For 25,000,000 Koreans a new era had begun. Russian marines patrolled Seoul, Korea's capital. Elsewhere in the Land of Morning Calm, Red Army paratroopers and truck-borne infantry had taken over airfields, harbors, railway junctions. Moscow reported that the Red flag waved in Korean towns, that Korean crowds were wildly cheering their liberators, that self-government committees were operating, and that a purge of collaborationists had begun.

After 40 years, Japan had lost the rugged peninsula (as big as Great Britain) from which she had launched her Co-Prosperity Sphere. Soviet Russia had be come...

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