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With sirens wailing, two shiny jeeps with .30-caliber machine guns mounted on their hoods rattled last week along a dusty South Korean road, passing long truck convoys plodding north. Weary G.I. truck drivers were slow at first to give the jeeps the right of way, but after a startled doubletake they pulled over in a hurry. On the fenders of the lead jeep were two small shiny metal flags, one carrying the three stars of a lieutenant general, the other bearing the letters "CG—8." In the lead jeep, his big hand...

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