KOREA: The Second Battle of Wolmi

More than 140,000 Americans were killed or wounded fighting Communists in Korea, and the U.S. is still spending $250 million a year to clear up the wreckage of war. Yet last week, with bayonets and tear gas, U.S. troops were fighting again in Korea—this time against their allies, the South Koreans.

At Pusan, where the U.S. put division after division ashore to save Korea in 1950, Korean mobs stormed U.S. barracks. Into Kunsan air base, where U.S. warplanes took off to bomb South Korea's invaders, Koreans were hurling bombs of their own. It...

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