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1

What city did North Korea capture on June 28th 1950

Seoul

2

Which south eastern region had the RoK been pushed back to by August 1950?

Pusan

3

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

Manchuria

4

How many states had agreed to help the UN provide aid to South Korea?

27

5

Who was put in charge of UN troops?

General Douglas MacArthur

6

Where did UN troops first attack the forces of North Korea?

Inchon

7

In September 1950, the North Koreans had been pushed back to the Chinese border at which river?

Yalu river

8

How many Chinese troops launched an attack against the UN in October 1950?

200,000

9

When did UN troops lose control of Seoul?

January 1951

10

When did MacArthur threaten China with an atom bomb without Truman’s permission?

March 1951

11

What happened to MacArthur in April 1951?

He was fired

12

What started in June 1951?

Peace talks (fighting was still taking place)

13

What was the main reason for the failure of peace talks?

The exchange of prisoners

14

Who died in 1953 which helped peace talks?

Starlin

15

Who became the new leader of USSR in March 1953?

Malankov

16

Who became the new president of USA in January 1953?

Eisenhower

17

Where was the armistice signed in July 1953?

Panmunjom

18

What 3 terms did the armistice confirm?

1. Demilitarised zones
2. Withdrawal from territory
3. Prisoners exchanged