Radio: Seoul City Sue

In a command post above the Naktong River one night last week, infantrymen of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division fiddled with a radio. They picked up a North Korean station and got the brassy blare of a Sousa march. It was followed by the honeyed words (in English) of a woman announcer, urging the boys to "go back home to your corner drugstores" and boasting of fantastic North Korean successes ("already there are 6,000 U.S. dead").

"Seoul City Sue," successor to Axis Sally and Tokyo Rose,* was on the air.

Sue pronounces her r's better than most East Asians, but her voice, unlike...

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