South Korea: No Longer Forgotten

Before the Pueblo hijacking last January, many of the 50,000 American troops stationed in South Korea referred to Korea's Demilitarized Zone as the "forgotten front." After the recent military buildup on both sides of the zone and the expansion of North Korean terrorism, few Americans stationed there feel forgotten any longer. Though it hardly resembles its Vietnamese counterpart, the Korean DMZ has become an active battlefront.

Along the Communist border, North Korea's General Bong Hak Ho has arrayed 180,000 troops, many of whom make regular forays into the South to ambush American...

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