The Division of Korea

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  • Created on: 19-04-13 19:53
  • USSR had agreed to join the war against Japan when it appeared that the struggle might be long and hard. 
  • The use of the atomic bomb meant the US didn't need them but the Soviets poured into Manchuria and into the Korean peninsula. The US didn't want them to spread into the East.
  • The suddenness of Japan's collapse took the US State Department by surprise - there were no…


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