Comrades Again

Troops of the U.S. and of Great Britain were battling side by side again. A U.S. liaison officer watched in admiration last week as the British troops dug in along the Naktong River line. "These fellows," he said, "are real professionals."

The U.S. officer was particularly impressed by the Britons' thoroughness. The new arrivals selected their positions well, dug in deep, laced their machine guns into tight fire-patterns, and methodically proceeded to lay some of the best minefields and barbed wire yet seen in Korea. Once dug in, the British began sending out patrols to make contact with the enemy....

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