ARMED FORCES: Drawing the Line

More than 300 of the 3,322 captured Americans back from Korea have been accused of wrongful conduct during their ordeal as prisoners.* Last week, in deciding one case, the Army drew a clear line between pardonable and punishable conduct while in Red hands. The accused: Lieut. Colonel Harry Fleming, 46, the first American officer ever court-martialed for collaborating with his captors.

Fleming, who joined the Army as a private in 1942, went to Korea in 1950, spent 50 days in combat and 34 months in prison camps. According to Army witnesses, he was elected camp leader "because he seemed...

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