Operation Flypaper

In Korea, U.N. forces, advancing cautiously toward the Manchurian border, were slowed down more by their own supply difficulties than by enemy resistance. The Chinese had so far failed to follow up their first stroke of intervention. Last week's estimates of Chinese strength indicated that the Chinese offensive had been neither so big nor so bold as U.N. commanders had believed, in the initial shock of meeting fresh Chinese units in North Korea.

On some fronts the no man's land between the armies was growing wider in spite of the slow, tentative advance...

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