THE ENEMY: Chinese Soldier

U.S. intelligence officers, caught short by the sudden flood of Chinese prisoners, questioned as many as they could get to. TIME Correspondent Hugh Moffett told the story of a typical prisoner:

WANG is about 25 years old, with less than five years of schooling behind him. Back home in Manchuria he was a farmer, and all he wants today is to go back to the fields where he left his wife and baby daughter to tend the millet crop. He volunteered for the army in February 1950—to spare his family social disgrace in...

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