KOREA: Exit

The U.S. Army is getting ready to pull out of Korea by the end of next month. The 7,500 occupation troops will be transferred to Japan, Hawaii and the U.S. Withdrawal raises the uneasy question of South Korea's future; its U.S.-sponsored government faces a strong Communist regime which the Red army left behind when it withdrew last December from the area north of the 38th parallel. To allay South Korean jitters, the U.S. Army is leaving a large part of its equipment, including arms, ammunitions and transports, to the young South Korean army.

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