RELIEF: New Command

Few Americans are more popular with the battered masses of Korean people than big, patient General James A. Van Fleet, for two years field commander of U.N. forces in the Korean war. Few know as much at first hand of the country's postwar problems. Ever since he retired from the Army last March, General Van Fleet has worked actively in the privately organized American-Korean Foundation.

In five months, the foundation has raised $3,500,000, has sent missions to survey Korean problems and has allocated $465,000 for aid to orphaned and crippled children. Last week, at a meeting of the foundation's executive...

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