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1

What city did the DPRK capture on June 28th 1950?

Seoul (captial)

2

Where had the Chinese troops assembled ready for an invasion in August 1950?

Manchuria

3

when did the Korean war begin?

September 1950

4

Who was in charge of UN troops?

Douglas MacAuthur

5

by September 1950 UN forces had pushed North back to Chinese border. What river marks this border?

Yalu

6

How many Chinese troops launched an attack on UN in late October 1951?

200,000

7

When did UN lose control of Seoul?

1951

8

When did MacAuthur threaten China with atom bomb?

January 1951

9

when was MacAuthur sacked by Truman?

April 1951

10

When did peace talks start?

June 1951

11

why did peace talks fail originally?

exchange of prisoners- Some North Koreans wanted to stay in South Korea- North didn't like this ask it showed they didn't like communist North

12

Who died in March 1953?

Stalin- this made peace talks easier

13

who took over from Stalin?

Malenkov

14

Who became the new president of USA in January 1953?

Eisenhower

15

Where was the armistice signed in July 1953?

Panmunjom

16

What did the terms of the Armistice confirm?

2 mile demilitarised zone
prisoner exchange
all forces withdraw to own territory