War: Prize Catch

For months, U.N. commanders in Korea tried by various devices and ruses to lay hands on one of the enemy's Russian-built MIG-15 fighters. For months, the Reds foiled them. In London last week the British Admiralty proudly told how a splendid specimen of the sleek MIG was grabbed at last for U.N. scrutiny.

The enemy jet had been shot down in the shallow water of the Yellow Sea, a few miles off Korea's west coast. British carrier planes fixed and photographed the position of the ditched fighter and a U.S. helicopter dropped a marking buoy. A British 1,600-ton frigate, a South...

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