WAR IN KOREA: Air Pressure

General Mark Wayne Clark forged ahead with his program of pressure on the Communist enemy.

At General Van Fleet's Eighth Army headquarters last week, an Air Force contingent from Washington—acting Air Force Chief of Staff Nathan Twining, Air Force Under Secretary Roswell Gilpatric and six major generals—conferred on the air situation. Three days later some 70 U.S. Thunderjets attacked a North Korean officers'-training school near the Yalu, smashed and burned the barracks that housed 1,500 enemy cadets. When the enemy's MIGs tried to interfere, escorting U.S. Sabres shot down twelve of the...

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