WAR IN KOREA: Three Fronts

On the Ground: At "Capitol" and "Finger" Hills on the central front, newly trained ROKs fought off limited but bitter Red Chinese attacks all week. To U.S. observers, the South Koreans seemed in much better shape than they had ever been in before, but they were still inexperienced in modern tactics and baffled by U.S. ideas of staff work. Said General Van Fleet: "They will need our help for a long, long time." Meanwhile on "Bunker" Hill, to the west, Marines fought off repeated night attacks.

In the Air: A scant 40 miles from Soviet Siberia, carrier planes from the...

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