CEASE-FIRE: Message from Ridgway

After a hearty lunch of hot dogs with chili, Admiral Joy climbed into his freshly painted jeep one day last week and started out from Kaesong's U.N. headquarters ("Everlasting Stability Terrace") to the conference building two blocks down the road. On the way, the admiral's jeep passed within a few feet of a column of 83 Chinese soldiers, heavily armed with mortars, machine guns, rifles, pistols, grenades. It was a flagrant violation of assurances given by the Reds to General Matthew Ridgway last month that they would respect a neutral zone around...

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