Events Of The War Flashcards

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1
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What city did the DPRK capture on June 28th 1950

A

South capital city seoul

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2
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Where had Chinese troops assembled ready for an invasion by august 1950

A

Pusan

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3
Q

How many states had agreed to help the UN provide military, economic and medical aid to South Korea

A

29

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4
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Who was put in charge of the UN troops

A

General MacArthur

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5
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Where did the UN troops first attack the forces of DPRK

A

Inchon

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6
Q

By September 1950 the UN forces had pushed the DPRK troops back to the Chinese border. What river marks the border?

A

Yalu river

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7
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In late October how many Chinese troops launched an attic against the UN

A

200,000

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8
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When did the UN troops lose control of seoul

A

January 1951

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9
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When did MacArthur openly threaten china with an atom bomb without president trumans permission

A

March 1951

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10
Q

What happened to MacArthur in April 1951

A

Truman sacked him

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11
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What started in June 1951

A

Peace talks between the north and the south

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12
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What was the main reason for failure of early peace talks

A

The exchange of prisoners

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13
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Who died in march 1953 which helped peace talks

A

Stalin

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14
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Who became the new leader of the USSR in march 1953

A

Malenkov

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15
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Who became the new president of the USA in January 1953

A

Eisenhower

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16
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What three terms did the armistice confirm

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  • 2 mile demilitarised zone either side of the 38th parralel
  • all forces withdraw to own territory
    -prisoner exchange would begin