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1. What city did the DPRK capture on June 28th 1950?

South capital city, Seoul

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2. Which south-eastern region had the forces of the the RoK retreated to by August 1950?

Pusan

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3. Where had Chinese troops assembled ready for an invasion by August 1950?

Manchuria

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4. How many states had agreed to help the UN provide military, economic and medical aid to South Korea?

29

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5. Who was put in charge of the UN troops?

General MacArthur

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6. Where did the UN troops first attack the forces of the DPRK

Inchon

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7. By September 1950 the UN forces had pushed the DPRK troops back to the Chinese border. What river marks that border?

Yalu River

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8. In late October how many Chinese troops launched an attack against the UN?

200,000

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9. When did the UN troops lose control of Seoul?

January, 1951

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10. When did MacArthur openly threaten China with an atom bomb without President Truman's permission?

March, 1951

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11.What happened to MacArthur in April 1951?

Truman sacked him

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12. What started in June 1951?

Peace talks between North and South

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13. What was the main reason for the failure of early peace talks?

The exchange of prisoners

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14. Who died in March 1953 which helped peace talks?

Stalin

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15. Who became the new leader of the USSR in March 1953?

Malenkov

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16. Who became the new president of the USA in January 1953?

Eisenhower

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17. Where was the armistcie signed in July 1953?

Panmunjom

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18. What three terms did the armistice confirm?

2 mile demilitarised zone either side of 38th Parallel, all forces withdraw to own territory, prisoner exchnage would begin