dustries wen' nearly all destroyed; and
il was being supported, in greal pari,
by American military and economic aid.
It weis despised all over lhe world. The
Chinese people, for instance, feared
mid haled the Soviets as much as they
loved their old friends, the Americans.
All of this was ten years ago in the
year theit the United Nations was form-
'.I. Since then. Soviet power has ex-
panded until today il directly enslaves
one-third of the population of the earth.
one-fourth of the world's land surface."
Meanwhile, America has reached a
point of desperation and isolation from
People' who used to he our friends all
over lln- world and all of ihis despite
the fact thai during those ten years we
have poured out the tax money and resources of tin- American people with an
openhanded generosity unparalleled in
history, hying lo help the very people ^
"ho now seem to hale us or who want
•o remain neutral in lhe struggle between us and the Soviets.'
WHY PATRIOTS CRY
During those ten years America,
'nighlv and magnificent, heis suffered
>uch national humiliation as to bring
tears to the eves of any true Vmerican
lito. the Communisl tyrant ,,! "l ugo-
s'a\ia. shooting down American planes
and murdering American soldiers! We
fewarded him wilh billions of dollars
?' economic and military aid which he
,s slill gelling.
American soldiers arrested on trump-
'''up charges ami imprisoned in lhe
''""lit juils of a seventh-rate power like
Hungary! We p.del ransom money to
Bet th.in .mt.
\piil. 1950 Soviet fighter planes
'U-vxi / U/
-Wide World Photo
y TITO GETS THE BIRD—President Tito of
B^OS'av'a fondles white carrier pigeon in
^ '?r"de in May of last year after the bird
.. '^ered greetings to him on his sixty-second
ACTS FORUM NEWS, May, 1955
shot down a United States Navy plain-
over the Baltic Sea. killing ten Americans. The United Slates government
November. 1951—Soviel planes shot
down a United Stales P2V over the
Japanese Sea. The entire American cre«
weis lost. The' I nited Stales government
October. 1952 -Soviel fighters shot
down an American li-29 off lhe Kurile
Islands. Eight Americans were lost. The
1 nited Slates government protested.10
Jnly. 1953 Soviet plane' shot down
a United Slales plane off Siberia. Sixteen Americans were lost. The' United
States governmenl protested.10
September, 1951 Soviel planes shot
lie,w n a 1 nited Stales \el\v fighter off
Siberia. One American lost. The' United
Slates governmenl protested.10
—Wide World Photo
THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PROTESTED—Map locates Habomai Islands off
the coast of the Japanese island of Hokkaido, where the Reds shot down a U.S. B-29
on October 7, 1952. On September 25, 1954,
the United States demanded that Russia pay
ST,620,295.01 damages for the "incident."
The U.S. also denied Soviet claims to the
Habomais, which Japan also claims.
November, 1951 Soviet plane shot
down a U.S. B-29 off the Kurile Islands.
One American lost. The United Slales
Iii all instances, our protests brought
nothing hut insulting replies.
lu November, 1951. when the American Presidenl was eeskeal to comment on
all of this, he expressed high hopes for
peace because, in connection with the
latesl Soviel outrage, the Soviet alliliuli'.
held been less insulting than before.1
Consider whal lias happened to America's position in the Far Fast during the
ten years of our reliance upon lhe
United Nations to keep peace' in the
In 1915-Id. America's emissary lo
China General George C. Marshall—
—Wide World Photos
Top, in March of 1 946, General George C.
Marshall boarded a reconnaissance car preparatory to leaving for Communist headquarters at Yenan. Below, Marshall inspects
Chinese Communist troops at Yenan. Left to
right, Mao Tse-tung, Chou En-lai, Marshall,
National General Chang Chih-chung, and
Communist Commander in Chief Chu Teh.
on three separate occasions saved the
Communisl armies from destruction bv
forcing an armistice in lhe civil war
which Chiang Kai-shek's fences were
winning. Marshall kept Chiang from
gelling economic aid which the American Congress had voted for him.18
Meanwhile, I nited Nations member
Russia was arming North Korea ami
the Chinese Communists—in violation
of lhe UN Charier: but lhe UN eli.l
HELP FOR CHIANG SCUTTLED
Entire boatloads of equipment deesig-
nated for Chiang's governmenl were
dumped in the Indian Ocean. The Chi-
nese governmenl which weis friendly to
.America was driven from the Asian
mainland; and 600 million Chinese who
used lo he our friends became the tools
and slave-s of the Communists.18
The first (liri'i i resull of all ihis was
the Korean war the firsl weir the
I nited Stales ever lost.
The I nited Nations made us lose it.
After General Mac-Arthur's brilliant
maneuver which landed American
troops behind enemy lines at Inchon
and pul them in position to destroy the
mediocre' North Korean Communisl
army, 1 lie I nited Nations Mililarv Command stopped MacArthur eil the 38ih
parallel and held him there for nearrj
three weeks. During tln.se three weeks
the Chinese Fourth Army weis moved