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1

Who surrendered to end WW2?

Japan surrendered to the USA on 2nd September 1945 which ended WW2

2

Who were dependant on US financial support after many years of war with Japan?

CCCP (USSR) and China

3

Who was trying to regain Indo-CHina after losing the territory during WW2?

and Who took over after Britain left Aisa?

France

USA

4

What was the Potsdam Declaration? (Peace Negotiations)

In Potsdam, it was decided that Korea would be split along the 38th parallel with the CCCP (USSR) controlling the North and the USA controlling the South

5

What was astonishing about the US's power by 1945?

The controlled 2/3 of the world's gold reserves,
1/2 of the world's shipping,
1/2 of the worlds manufactured goods
1,200 warships,
Over 2,000 heavy bombers,
744 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Bombers,

6

What are the 2 names of the Korean states?

Republik of Kores (Rok) - Capitalist
Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) - Communist

7

How much money did the USA spend on the RoK to prevent Communist takeover in 1949?

US$2bn

8

What lead the US to be forced to combat Communist takeover of any nation?

Truman Doctrine

9

What did Stalin claim about the RoK?

That there were 200,000 Communist Supporters

10

What was the name of the RoK leader?

Syngman Rhee

11

What was the name of the DPRK leader?

Kim-il-Sung

12

What was the name of the Taiwan leader?

Kai-Shek

13

What did the United Nations (More notably the US) fail to recognise that caused tension?

that China was communist unnder the rule of Mao Zedong.

However, the UN dealed with Taiwan (Capitolist)