BATTLE OF KOREA: Little Gibraltar

When the truce talks were resumed at Panmunjom in October, the fighting on the battlefront died down, but the lull was only momentary. Since then, small-scale but fierce battles have frequently broken out, and it has been the Reds who have done most of the attacking. Last week the Chinese were at it again.

The sharpest fight of the week was fought for possession of a hill mass near Yonchon, from which the guardian searchlights at Panmunjom could be seen at night. The high ground which a U.S. unit held controlled wide reaches of surrounding lowland, and was essential to...

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