International: Hero's Return

The man's hair was whitening, the lines of ordeal were carved in his face, and he was gaunt beneath his suntan. To those who knew him three years before, he looked ten years older. But even in his incongruous costume—an ill-fitting suit, blue cap, thick-soled sneakers, an orange shirt, a red tie—he was still cheerful and erect, still very much a soldier. He was Major General William F. Dean, 54, commander of the first U.S. forces in the Korean war (elements of the 24th Infantry Division), hero of Taejon, highest ranking U.N. officer taken...

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