BATTLE OF KOREA: Enemy Buildup

Night-flying aircraft crews scouting North Korea's roads last week spotted one of the heaviest enemy movements toward the front since the Chinese Communist crossing of the Yalu. More than 2,000 vehicles were headed through the darkness for the Red lines above the 38th parallel. Night after night, and even by day, the ominous traffic to the front continued. U.N. air strikes attacked it but could not cut it off.

The Chinese Communists were reported massing 300,000 men along the highways and railroads below Pyongyang on the west and Wonsan on the east. Soon, perhaps this month or in May, another...

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