National Affairs: Risky Promise

Assistant Defense Secretary Anna Rosenberg, who in 1944 was pinned down by German machine-gun fire at a forward command post near Metz, was in Korea last week for another firsthand look at war. "I've never seen anything like it," she said. "Our troops conquer one hill and go right on to the next. They are thrown back and then recapture it, are thrown back and then recapture it. There is no rest, no respite. We haven't the remotest idea of the kind of warfare our men are engaged in."

In the last sentence, which raised some eyebrows, Anna Rosenberg was probably expressing...

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