What They Are Using

A retreating South Korean cavalryman reined in his horse on a muddy road near Suwon one day last week, waved wildly at a U.S. bazooka team and shouted a warning: "Tanks, tanks!" Then he spurred his mount southward. The cavalryman was neither coward nor fool; he had already learned what many a U.S. soldier would learn in full and bitter measure before the tide of battle turned: the Communist ground forces, for the moment at least, had the better weapons.

The better weapons were not new weapons. The tanks that panicked the South...

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