STRATEGY: It Hurts

In spite of what General MacArthur called a "stalemate" in Korea (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), the Communists are being hurt more than the allies. In three days last week the allies claimed 20,000 enemy casualties. From Taipeh, Formosa, whose intelligence on the Chinese mainland has proved excellent, came a report that Mao Tse-tung had decided to send 150,000 men of his Second Field Army, plus 60,000 "irregulars," to replace losses in Korea. Commanding the new troops was one of Red China's top generals, Liu Po-cheng, famed as the "One-Eyed Dragon."

The Pentagon estimated the proportion of Communist-to-U.N. casualties for the last six...

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