BATTLE OF KOREA: Another Triangle

On four main corridors leading into North Korea, the Communists stood last week and fought ably, stubbornly. Well-executed Chinese counterattacks frequently stopped allied spearheads and turned them back. At some points, U.N. and Red infantrymen lobbed grenades at each other from strongpoints several yards apart. A Negro squad leader of the 25th Division's 24th Regiment, asked by telephone if he was in close contact with the enemy, answered: "Close contact, sir? We're eyeball to eyeball."

The Chinese brought up artillery and laid down heavy barrages. In the mountainous center, they were defending...

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