International: Death on Pongam

Four months after the bloody prisoner of war riots on Koje Island last February, many of the worst North Korean rioters, diehard Communists all, were moved by General "Bull" Boatner to the prisoner compounds on neighboring Pongam Island. There was an ominous hint of trouble to come on Pongam recently when the P.W. command uncovered Communist plans for a mass escape attempt. Last week trouble materialized with a roar in six compounds of Pongam's enclosure No. 2, where 3,600 of the camp's 9,000 prisoners are confined.

It began when prisoners in each of the six compounds massed into a close-knit and...

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