MEN AT WAR: The Fire Ceases

For the men at the front, the last day was the longest. In nine languages, they heard the cease-fire order on bunker radios. Many grinned as they listened to their lieutenants and captains read them the message from Eighth Army Commander Maxwell Taylor: "There is no occasion for celebration and boisterous conduct. We are faced with the same enemy, only a short distance away, and must be ready for any move he makes."

In the air, allied warplanes roared off for North Korean targets, then were called back to their bases with full bombloads. More than...

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