International: Fat Offer

One night last week a U.S. jet plane zipped along the Yalu River, spewing leaflets into a southeast breeze that would blow them into Manchuria. The leaflets bore a fat offer from the U.N. command: to any pilot who delivered a MIG jet fighter to South Korea, the U.S. promised political asylum and a reward of $50.000. To start the ball rolling, the first man out would get an extra $50,000 besides.

All week, 14 radio stations in Japan and Korea beamed the offer northward in Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese and Russian.

Said the broadcast: ". . . To all brave pilots who wish...

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