Kim II Sung leads North Korea

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Ko a passed i . · ' Man Who Started All the Trouble in Korea-Kim II Sung-Reports 'Home 9 BY HARRY FERGUSON By United Press The man who started all the trouble In Korea combs his hair Hitler - fashion across his forehead and operates under an assumed name. To the outside world -he Is known as Kim II Sung, chief of state in North Korea and commander - in - chief of the armed forces.* Like most leaders of international Communism, he surrounds himself with .an air of mystery. He seldom makes speeches and tries to stay In the background. Reports to Boss But yesterday he reported to headquarters. Headquarters for all Communists is Moscow, of course. And Kim II Sung sent a message to Joseph Stalin to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Korean Independence. The tone of the message left no doubt as to who was running the show in Korea and it was much more revealing than a two-hour speech by Jacob Malik in the United Nations Security Council. government of ! Korea," Kim U Sung told Stalin, today and the but It is definite that he attended China's famous Whampoa military academy. From there he went to Moscow where he was thoroughly indoctrinated with the political philosophy he . now Is trying to impose by force upon the South Koreans. He probably was attached to the Chinese Communist army for a while, and learned some of the trlcfcs American troops are up. against now in Korea. His career parallels in many ways that of Mao Tse - Tung, the Chinese Communist leader. But none of his followers refer : TM-~». *-"" *· uu.i 6 ^iu otaiui, thanks to the Soviet people through Stalin P e °P ]e do TMt wish another coun- U. S. mili- bomb tary interference and imperlal- a j u s t - w a r defend our country's indepen-' I to him as the "Korean Mao Tung." Word has got around that Kim II Sung prefers "The Stalin of Korea." TUMBLING TUMBLERS Drinking glasses are called tumblers aiter the early English glasses, which had no base upon -which to stand. These had to bq helivin the hand or else they tumbled over. Espotabs · i ^ · " · · TM TM TM ^ TM ^ TM « « ^ -- · Ho fl«lly Taita · Tablet Form * Eity to shirts uuu iiu^uujii. me i\.orean i people won't forget their Jov at 1 liberated by the great So- i v l o t army. On the fifth annlver- sary of Aug. 15 we pray for Stalin's- health. All glory to the ^ n A l r S r t l f t n f - fn**f*n cr n f V ^ l n V t l t V M ^ » n t n J tfr* pock Soviet, forces which liberated rea and her people.' He Changed It Kim II Sung is about 38 years old. His pictures show him to be a roly ·- poly, sleepy - eyed man with dark hair brushed t s ,,. * , T, , oss the forehead toward his e " " " I ! r , the ° n ° ' standing Communist tra- it. Sta- , " Is rerial hnam = ls ch " n \ !andr , hc f °»°wed ' standing Communist tra- R. ;» real name is Djugushvlli; buzzed I Trotsky s parents, were named a pood and Lenin was horn which Bronstein; and Lenin was born Uiyanov. Assumed names were a big help to them in the days when they were only a couple of steps ahead of the Czar's po- l l l * C . Kim II .Sung entered North, Ko- with the Soviet army in 1945. entered North,Ko- | with the Soviet army in 1945. Apparently he was Stalin's boy thc start becau «e the Rus- copn^sars put him through been sian comnrisars put him n.^usii been a veal Kim II Sung, a guerrilla htfro of the Korean independence movement in- 1918 - 19. So Kim | movemen'f in" 1918 I"l9." S o r n Chu became Kim II Sung west! in an attempt to trade on an In Military School Kim II Sung was born close to the place from where he now rules Communist Korea -- the Red capital of Pyongyang. Little is known about his early life, Learn What to Do During Atomic Attack Civil defense in the U. S. is a front-line problem. Learn how to protect yourself in event of atomic warfare. Read how you can be»t. help the U. S. Hert's the first of a. serie» starting TODAY in The Buffalo Evening News. W A S H I S G T O N . Aug. 16.''Enough has now been made p u b l i c Irom one Wajhlngion - lource or another to provide American cities with * fairly clear picture of the civl! defense problems they face. The picture c a n be drawn, atomic, military and Natlonul Security Resources Board authorities agree, by supplying the answers to a set of ilx questions: 1. To what extent Is the United States Itself likely to become » front line If war breaks oul with Rusjla? 2. What.are the likely weapons of attack, and what can be laid about their potency? 3. To what degree can the cltl- zen expect protection from the federal military establishment? 4. What general circumstance? are likely, to prevail at a time when the need for civil defense becomes acute? 5. \Vhat types o£ organization, preparation and training fit the combination o£ circumstances most likely to arise? 6. How near to ready are the plans, how satisfactorily can an alert be maintained, and what arc the longcr-rancc effects of civil defense likely to be? On the basis of Information liven congressional committees by military Intelligence experts, t h e s e flat statements can be made: Soviet Russia nas aircraft fully capable of delivering live to ten- ton toads at moit vulnerable points In the industrial regions o£ Russia has submarines capable P' lupplylng firing platforms oft , ,§· coast from which rockets - w i t h atomic or other warheads might be fired on coasUl areas, Despite any nnd all orccauliom It remains quite possible to tncak weapons Into port cities In ships. JM c ,'!£ t5 var ying with the nature of the weapons. Sabotage has some added possibilities because of new knowledge about oolsons and explosives. . These statements are about what is possible. They do not necessarily disclose what Russia m Kht decide to do. What possibilities the Soviet Onion ·S-ouId actually exploit depcnd« on their W ° ""'' lntelll)!cnce There is no doubt whatever that the Soviet Lmon now has atomic "o-n^S; »ow many they have. Ji'i?!, 01 wha } type5 ls not known. While atomic bombs are a relatively cheap way of killing people. each bomb and each aircraft. ship or submarine used for delivery costs enouch to make It certain none will be "wasted" on unimportant targets. Contrary to a general Impression. American Industry is mor« dispersed than Russian: it would take more bombs to crippl* American military Industry than to cripple Russian military Indus- The prevalllne conclusion Ij that only very high - priority American targets would be hit m hard in possible, and by any possible means, so long as Russia

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  1. Dunkirk Evening Observer,
  2. 16 Aug 1950, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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