KOREAN WAR

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What date did North Korea invade the south prompting the war?
25th June 1950
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The country had been long divided since when?
The end of WW2
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Who back the North and South?
Russia, America
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The _____ _____ _____ _____ asked the UN to send troops (they were currently being boycotted by Russia)
United Nations Security Council
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How many nations sent troops?
15
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Who was given command of the troops?
General MacArthur
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By the end of what month in 1950, what city in SE Korea hadn't yet fallen to the north?
August, Pusan
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In what month did MacArthur take the huge risk of launching a landing at what city 200 milesbehind enemy lines?
September, Inchon
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Following the September attack, the Koreans had no choice but to?
Retreat
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MacArthur decided to ignore his orders and advanced where towards the Chinese border at what river?
North, Yalu
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This provoked the Chinese to launch a massive attack against UN forces with an army of how many and how many reserves?
180,000 100,000
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They forced the UN troops into what and what city fell again in what month?
Retreat, Seoul, Jan 1951
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Between what two months in 1951 was there a stalemate?
January June
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An estimated how many were killed from USA?
142,000
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