Red China: Their Weapon

The harsh, warlike noises out of Peking last week were quite clearly intended to evoke American memories of the day when the Chinese Communists poured across the Yalu River in 1950. "You have been taught a lesson on this score in the Korean war!" cried Radio Peking in an unusual broadcast in English beamed to the U.S. "Do you want the lesson repeated in Indo-China?"

Aged Air Force. If Red China were to follow its words with action, the weapon it would employ would be its infantrymen—some 2,500,000. The Chinese, of course, have...

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