PRISONERS: The Boobies

What should Brigadier General Francis T. Dodd have done when the Communist prisoners on Koje Island seized him? An infuriated Pentagon general said privately last week that, as soon as Dodd was in telephone communication with his successor, Brigadier General Charles Colson, he should have said: "Come in and get me. Use all the guns and force you need. If I die, the hell with it." Even if Dodd had made no such demand, the Pentagon man continued, Colson should have sent a force into the compound. Colson and Dodd would have been heroes, although Dodd might also have...

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