New York Times, 17 Dec. 1950
Seoul, Korea Dec.16-Eleven hundred Korean war orphans
sail today to a haven of safety from Communist aggression.
The waifs of war were clutched from the grasp of
starvation and death through the generosity of battle-hardened United
The youngsters can look forward with hope to a new
life because of the untiring energy of Lieut. Col. R. L. Blaisdell of
Fort Worth, Tex., chaplain of the United States Fifth Air Force.
A South Korean naval vessel is taking the children
from Inchon, port for Seoul, to an island off southern Korea. Hundreds
of thousands of Koreans have found shelter there from the ravages of
[NOTE: This article appeared before the ship to take
the children was diverted for military purposes.]