International: Family Argument

Sergeant Donald Lee of Her Majesty's famed Gloucestershire Regiment came home from prison camp in Korea to find his wife Maureen, 23, turned Communist. He had resisted Communist brainwashing for eleven months, but she had been convinced by studying pamphlets mailed her from Russia after her husband's capture, including "photographs of tortured women" and "proof" of U.S. warmongering. Said the sergeant: "Rubbish! I know the Americans. I was with them. They hate war as much as we do."

"After a quiet, all-night chat," the sergeant told reporters, "I think I've talked her out of...

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