WAR IN KOREA: Operation Quagmire

In a big U.S. limousine with whitewall tires, North Korea's dapper General Nam Il drew up at the Panmunjom truce site, nodded coldly to Vice Admiral Charles Turner Joy, and read the Communist draft for the fifth and last item on the armistice agenda. This is just a talk point—what future recommendations (not binding) shall be made to the governments concerned. Though two more important issues—safeguarding the truce and exchanging prisoners—remained to be settled, the U.N. still wanted to hear what Nam Il had to propose.

Again: Formosa. He readily obliged. The Reds want a high-level political conference within three...

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