Korean war

1945
USSR + US take over from Japan
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1949
China become communist
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June 25th 1950
North attack South after Syngman Rhee boasts about attacking North
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June 27th 1950
US pass resolution to help South, part of Truman Doctrine
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September 15th 1950
MacArthur launches successful Inchon Landings. 300,000 US AND UN troops land, NPKA retreat
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November 1950
China become alarmed as MacArthur starts to push towards Yalu River.
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November 25th 1950
200,000 Chinese 'volunteers' attack. USSR support
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December 31st 1950
700,000 Chinese volunteers in Korea, go beyond 38th parrallel
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February 1951
US land more troops
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March 1951
MacArthur reaches 38th parrallel but wants to go beyond. Publically critisised Truman. he is sacked.
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1953
EISENHOWER states if china do not stop, the atomic bomb will be used.
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July 27th 1953
chinese agree truce. KOREA IS STILL AT WAR BUT IN STALEMATE
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CONSEQUENCES FOR NORTH KOREA AND CHINA
780,000 DEATHS
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CONSEQUENCES FOR AMERICA
30,000 DEATHS
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CONSEQUENCES FOR SOUTH KOREA
70,000 DEATHS
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NUMBER OF SOUTH CIVILIANS DEATH
500,000
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COST FOR USA
$53 BILLION
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LEADER OF NORTH
KIM IL SUNG
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LEADER OF SOUTH
SYNGMAN RHEE
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ARMY OF NORTH
NATIONAL KOREAN PEOPLES ARMY
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ARMY OF SOUTH
REPUBLIC OF KOREA
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Card 2

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China become communist

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1949

Card 3

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North attack South after Syngman Rhee boasts about attacking North

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Card 4

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US pass resolution to help South, part of Truman Doctrine

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Card 5

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MacArthur launches successful Inchon Landings. 300,000 US AND UN troops land, NPKA retreat

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