WAR IN KOREA: Housewarming

WAR IN KOREA Housewarming

General James A. Van Fleet reported last week that his Eighth Army was in top form and that it could stop and throw back any Communist offensive. His language was notably defensive. He did not say that his army could—or would—mount a major offensive of its own. In the field, the ground fighting was sharper than usual, but there was no sign of a major onslaught by either side. Mark Clark's air campaign, against a handful of North Korean targets, hammered ahead.

At Panmunjom, U.N. and Communist negotiators met for the first time in the durable wooden conference...

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