BATTLE OF KOREA: What Does This Mean?

On a dusty road north of Seoul last week, a U.N. tank commander leaned against the tread of his bulky Patton and read an order to his men: "During the remainder of the armistice negotiations, every effort will be made to avoid casualties and to demonstrate our willingness to honor a cease-fire." The lieutenant went on with specifications: no more combat patrols, artillery to be used only for counterbattery fire, the infantry to fight only to repel an attack. When he had finished, a sergeant asked: "What does this mean, lieutenant?" Answered...

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