The Communist enemy in Korea was still attacking, but his attacks no longer had the fearsome power he had put into his drives three weeks before. The tides of war were setting against him. The Allies were steadily getting more manpower, weapons, supplies, mobility; Allied morale was skyhigh; Communists were beginning to surrender in situations where they could easily have got back to their own units. The enemy even seemed, as one observer said, to be running out of plans.

General Walker, who only a month ago had once issued a stand-or-die...

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