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Re: CIA Discloses Korean Spy Records
Good points, Maury.
>>At 05:17 PM 4/4/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>I have just read this thing about the spies going into NK. I can,t agree with
>the articles assessment of the good that the people did during that time
>The North apparently knew of the number of agents being sent in so How many
>troops were tied up in the operations trying to shut a few people down. I
>would hate to think of all those units being released to line units. The UN
>would probably have a higher death toll. It seems that the people that went
>into that situation had there eyes open and knew the risk involved, I believe
>that more than a few people were able to come back home because an enemy
>soldier was tied up trying to pin down a small unit that dropped in on their
>little party in the North.
>The people that were lost and their families should have received some
>compensation. I would imagine the United Nation people just said Oh well, get
>me another man. It seems that is the way most of the cases were not handled
>I believe all of the things that went on was a training process because this
>kind of war was knew to the Armies, so a lot should have been learned. Over
>dead bodies but it still had to be learned to make any progress in the future.
Ed Evanhoe, PO Box 916, Antlers, OK, 74523
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