MEN AT WAR: Having Wonderful Time

Major General Hobart R. Gay, commanding general of the U.S. ist Cavalry Division, sat on a pile of rocks in a little village about 1,000 yards from a Communist roadblock that had cut off two of his battalions.

While the general scanned the Red positions with his field glasses, two enemy soldiers came over a small rise and took cover behind some bushes, Gay jumped up, hailed U.S. half-track and zeroed its .50 caliber machine guns in on the squatting Communists. When the gunners stopped firing, skinny General Gay came back to his rock pile. "They sure did take off...

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