Mop-Up Ahead?

This week Douglas MacArthur announced that Seoul had fallen. The city was a prize of primary military, political, psychological and economic importance. It was the climax of a brilliant week for the United Nations in Korea.

MacArthur had predicted that the Reds would find it impossible to try to contain both the Inchon-Seoul invasion beachhead and the Eighth Army's southeastern perimeter. They would have to take their choice. Last week they took it. They fought like tigers for Seoul and melted away in the south. Early this week, Eighth Army spearheads racing west and north from the old perimeter were...

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