BATTLE OF KOREA: Still Dying

The fighting in Korea went on. U.S. and other U.N. fighting men were still bleeding and dying last week. North of the Hwachon Reservoir, the U.S. Marines took strategic high ground in front of Kumsong —which had become the main central-front base for the Communist buildup—after several days of hard and costly fighting, in which they rooted dogged Reds out of bunkers in hand-to-hand combat. Elsewhere the fighting was mainly on a patrol scale, but even patrol work involves some casualties. Allied planes tirelessly raked Red communications behind the front lines, and at Wonsan, which Ridgway had suggested as...

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