KOREA: The 22 Trophies

"There may be some who despise us," said the 22 belligerent, young Allied P.W.s who had turned their backs on the West, "but we will bring peace to the world."

The 21 Americans and one Briton made a shabby showing last week as they received the press in the "Peace Pagoda" at Panmunjom. They were poor trophies for any ideology. Twelve had previously earned the contempt of their fellow prisoners by acting as camp informers for their Red masters. Two were marijuana smokers, another was homosexual. Their average age was 23½ more than half came from broken or unhappy homes.


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