The Korean battleground which Dwight Eisenhower inspected last week is only one of three great battlegrounds in Asia. The other two are Indo-China and Malaya. In none of them has there been a formal declaration of belligerency, yet in all three, the democratic allies currently have 1,230,000 men pitted in hot war against the Communists.

Of these, 800,000 are in Korea (350,000 Americans, 400,000 South Koreans, 50,000 from 15 other U.N. nations). In Indo-China, there are 100,000 French and colonial troops, 20,000 sailors and airmen, 200,000 Vietnamese. In Malaya, there are 35,000 British and colonial army regulars, 25,000 fully trained Malay police...

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