Flashcards in Korea quick cards Deck (10):
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).
How many North Korean soldiers invaded South Korea in June 1950?
How many UN troops were sent to Korea in September 1950?
75,000 UN troops
How many Korean casualties were there during the war?
1.3 million (almost equal numbers from the North and the South).
What proportion of Korean civilians were killed during the war?
1 in 10
How many South Korean soldiers died during the war?
How many American soldiers died during the war?
By how much did American defence spending rise during the war?
Increased significantly from $12 billion to $60 billion.
How many Chinese casualties were there during the war?
Over half a million.