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1

How did America try to prevent the spread of communism?

It gave countries financial aid (e.g The Marshall Plan in 1948 saw $13 billion given to countries in Europe, and $2 billion was given to Nationalists in China).

2

How many North Korean soldiers invaded South Korea in June 1950?

75,000 soldiers

3

How many UN troops were sent to Korea in September 1950?

75,000 UN troops

4

How many Korean casualties were there during the war?

1.3 million (almost equal numbers from the North and the South).

5

What proportion of Korean civilians were killed during the war?

1 in 10

6

How many South Korean soldiers died during the war?

415,000 soldiers

7

How many American soldiers died during the war?

33,000 soldiers

8

By how much did American defence spending rise during the war?

Increased significantly from $12 billion to $60 billion.

9

How many Chinese casualties were there during the war?

Over half a million.

10

What organisation was created in 1954, which aimed to contain communism in Asia?

The South East Asia Treaty Organisation (SEATO).