GCSE History - Korean War

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1. The UN troops landed in September and by October had...

  • found themselves in a stalemate with the North Korean People's Army
  • conquered nearly all of North Korea
  • suffered great losses in numbers of troops
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2. In 1950 the Americans were driven back, North Korea had been recaptured and troops were advancing into South Korea. Where were these troops from?

  • Japan
  • China
  • The USSR

3. In 1945 Korea was split along which parallel?

  • 38th
  • 49th
  • 23rd

4. Truman dismissed General McArthur in April 1951 because...

  • he believed the US should have dropped out of the Korean war
  • he threatened to destroy China unless China were to surrender
  • he mislead troops causing many casualties

5. The Korean war almost lead to a third world war because many US advisers...

  • wanted to use an atomic bomb
  • wanted to use a hydrogen bomb
  • believed invading the USSR was vital to containing communism


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