BATTLE OF KOREA: A Question of Tomatoes

"We are going to fix bayonets and charge. Fire and keep firing. We've been after these guys a long time. This is our chance. Let's go!"

One morning before dawn, under a quarter moon, Captain Frederick T. Griffiths of Cleveland shouted these brave words to his combat-green company. The Communist enemy was swarming down on them from the crest of a ridge. After the astonished Reds had been chased off the hill, down the far slope and off another hill, Captain Griffiths exulted:

"It's like a tomato fight. If the other guy has the tomatoes and you've got nothing to throw...

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