War: Eliminating Apprehensions

At the first meetings of the new armistice talks it was clear that the road to a settlement was not going to be a downhill ride.

When the Red delegation, led by North Korea's dapper and durable Nam Il, and the U.N. delegation, led by Lieut. General William K. Harrison, sat down in the conference hut at Panmunjom, the atmosphere was cold, correct and businesslike. There were no smiles, no nods, no handshakes. There had been prior agreement that prisoners willing to go home should be repatriated after a ceasefire, that others should be placed...

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