WAR IN KOREA: Armistice Is Not Peace

In Panmunjom last week U.N. and Communist staff officers worked patiently amid piles of maps, charts and aerial photos. Their job: to pinpoint the demarcation line from which both armies will withdraw when an armistice is signed. Their difficulty: the line will not become final until the signing, and meanwhile, it was not holding still (see below). Already, Communist gains on the eastern front were forcing the negotiators to move the line south. Staff officers were well aware that men were dying as they talked, but theirs was a painstaking job, and it could not be rushed. "So far," said...

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