795.00/10–3150: Telegram

The Chargé in Korea (Drumright) to the Secretary of State


319. Re Embtels 310, October 29 and 313, October 30. Eighth Army states that of approximately 400 prisoners captured in Eighth Army sector yesterday none were of Chinese origin. On basis information presently available, Eighth Army intelligence considers there possibly about 2,000 Chinese engaged in Eighth Army sector.

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No definite information re Chinese participation in Tenth Corps area has been received here since yesterday.