Ex-Secretary of the Army Frank Pace: It was clearly considered judgment in October and November of 1950 that [the Korean] war would be over by December of 1950.
Senator Byrd: Whose judgment was that?
Pace: That was the judgment of General MacArthur and the judgment of those in authority in Washington.
Byrd: Did General MacArthur think the war was going to be over in 1950?
Pace: By December of 1950, yes, sir.
At the close of a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. ammunition shortage (TIME, April 13 et seq.), Virginia's Harry Byrd clipped such excerpts of testimony and mailed them off...