BATTLE OF KOREA: Very Grave

Winston Churchill, a prophet who has often been right in the past, told the House of Commons last week that the Korean situation is "very grave." He doubted that the Communists had ever had any "will to peace"; they had plainly used the truce talks to accumulate a formidable striking force. He gave figures on the enemy buildup (some of which were also given by General Mark Clark's headquarters in Tokyo); the enemy now has a million-man army ready to fight, 500 tanks and self-propelled guns, an 1,800-plane air force of which about...

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