THE ENEMY: One-Eyed Dragon

Washington intelligence officers think that the new Chinese offensive is commanded by Liu Po-cheng, wily leader of Red China's Second Field Army and, until recently, military boss of southwest China. Liu succeeds Lin Piao, whose Fourth Field Army has been severely mauled in the Korean fighting. (Other U.S. sources in Tokyo believe that Lin is still somewhere in the Red high command.)

Liu, now 51, fought in warlords' armies, became a Communist Party member in 1926. After Chiang Kai-shek's bloody 1927 ouster of the Communists from the Kuomintang, Liu made his way to Moscow, where he studied guerrilla tactics and...

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