Korean War - Key Figures

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Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party. Became the most important member of the government of the People's Republic of China in 1949.
Mao Zedong
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Largely unchallenged ruler of USSR 1928-53
Joseph Stalin
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President of the USA 1945-53 - considered by critics a small-town politician promoted beyond his abilities
Harry Truman
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American General , who acted as leader of conquered Japan from 1945
Douglas MacArthur
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Elected as US President 1952 - played important military role in WWII
Dwight Eisenhower
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First leader of Democratic People's Republic of Korea - trained with the Soviet Army
Kim Il Sung
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First leader of the Republic of South Korea - Christian and English speaker
Syngman Rhee
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Truman's Secretary of State - elite east-coast lawyer
Dean Acheson
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Largely unchallenged ruler of USSR 1928-53

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Joseph Stalin

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President of the USA 1945-53 - considered by critics a small-town politician promoted beyond his abilities

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American General , who acted as leader of conquered Japan from 1945

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Elected as US President 1952 - played important military role in WWII

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