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Flashcards in Pre-Korean War Deck (12):
1

When did Korea become a protectorate (a state that is controlled by another) 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?

Potsdam Declaration

4

Which superpower had it's army in Machuria after WW2?

USSR

5

Who took over Japan after WW2?

The USA

6

Which European country had control in Indochina: Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam?

France

7

At the Potsdam conference in 1945, Korea was taken from Japan and divided in two, What as the dividing line?

38th Parallel

8

How much of the world's gold reserve did the USA have in 1945?

Two thirds

9

How many warships did the USA have in 1945?

1200

10

How many long range B-52 bombers did the USA have in 1945?

1000

11

The ROK was formed in South Korea in 1948. What does it stand for?

Republic of Korea

12

The DPRK was formed in North Korea in 1948. What does DPRK stand for?

Democratic People's Republic of Korea