BATTLE OF KOREA: Second Push Ahead

"The Chinaman has gone north for a while to think it over," said a front-line commander last week. After their massive attack had been broken, the Chinese Reds had not only stopped, but recoiled. Instead of leapfrogging fresh units into the battle, they pulled back out of U.N. artillery range to regroup and catch their breath. It was surprising to some U.N. officers in Korea that the Chinese needed so much time to launch the second surge of their offensive.

The U.N. forces did not sit back and wait for the next blow....

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