STRATEGY: Attack (Cont'd)

The Communists were pouring masses of men and supplies into a new build-up for a second strike at the U.N. forces. Unless the Chinese decide to throw in their air power, their strategy is almost certain to be the same as before—trying to swamp the U.N. forces by weight of numbers. Last week the U.S. Eighth Army was confident it could again stand up to the Reds' massed attacks, would again exact heavy casualties for expendable ground.

Pentagon officers, fired with optimism (and zeal for the Truman Administration's wait-and-see policy in Korea), freely predicted that the Chinese Reds would soon...

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