The Cold War: The Unfinished Conflict

Across the green-felt-topped table in the long metal hut, the American general and the North Korean general, flanked by aides, stared at each other with undisguised loathing. "Commissar Pak, if you have any legitimate business to bring before this meeting, I suggest you get on with it," began U.S. Major General William P. Yarborough, representing the United Nations Command. Major General Pak Chung Kuk waited impassively for the translation, then sat bolt upright and snarled back: "Your side must stop aggravating tension. Your slanders against our side only remind us of a...

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