WAR IN KOREA: Death in Compound 7

Things had been more or less quiet in Korea's prison camps ever since Brigadier General Haydon L. Boatner subdued the Communist rioters on infamous Koje Island last spring (TIME, May 26 et seq.). Then came the big dispersal. Off to the mainland went 48,000 anti-Communist Koreans, to be detained in six camps there. The Communist North Koreans were left on Koje and two neighboring islands. All 20,000 Chinese prisoners were shipped to the mountainous island of Cheju. There last week, trouble flared.

On Cheju, some 14,000 Chinese who have rejected Communism are penned...

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