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1

when did Korea become a protectorate of Japan?

1905

2

Who did the Koreans fight on the same side as in WW2?

Japan

3

What declaration made Korea independent in 1945?

The Potsdam Decleration

4

who took over Japan after WW2?

United States

5

which superpower had its army in Machuria (China) after WW2?

USSR

6

what was the dividing line when Korea was split in two in 1945?

38th parallel

7

How much of the worlds gold reserves did the USA have in 1945?

two thirds

8

How may war ships did the USA have?

1200

9

how many long range B-452 bombers did the USA have in 1945?

1000

10

what does RoK stand for?

republic of Korea (south) formed in 1948

11

what does DPRK stand for?

Democratic people's republic of Korea (north) formed in 1948

12

The Korean peninsula was taken from whose control?

japan
split between USA and USSR