WAR IN KOREA: 78 Towns on the Spot

By radio and by leaflets dropped from planes, the U.N. last week warned the inhabitants of 78 North Korean towns—which the enemy is using as troop, supply and communications centers—to get out of town and stay out. The U.N. had no desire to kill civilians, the messages explained, but the military targets in the towns had caused them to be selected for air attack. The warnings had been designed by Mark Clark's psychological warfare branch. It was certain that the Communist authorities would make every effort to keep people from trickling out of the target areas, and that the...

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