Ladies from Hell

The first European infantry outfits to join the United Nations' South Korean fighting forces went ashore at Pusan last week. They were the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and the 1st Battalion of the Middlesex (London) Regiment, both British army regulars. The Argylls wore tam o'shanters, bush tunics, jungle-green shorts. Only the regimental pipers wore the traditional kilt, which in World War I earned for the Scots the nickname "Ladies from Hell."

Skirling loudly at the dockside, the Scottish pipers momentarily silenced a U.S. Army Negro band of welcome, but when the British soldiers shouted down from...

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