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1. How many casualties did the USA have?

30,00 died and 100,000 wounded

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2. How much did US defence spending increase during the Korean War?

$48 billion from $12 to $60 billion

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3. What % of GDP did the US spend on the Korean War?

14 percent

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4. What did the USA set up in 1954 to stop the spread of Communism in SE Asia?

SEATO (South East Asia treaty Organisation)

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5. How big was the buffer zone on its own borders gained by China?

300KM

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6. How many deaths did the Chinese suffer in the Korean War?

900,000

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7. What did the RoK sign with the USA in 1953?

The Mutual Defence Treaty

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8. How many Koreans were casualties of the War?

2.5 million

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9. What percentage of Korean civilians died in the war?

10 percent

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10. How many homes were destroyed in the war?

600,000

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11. How many South Koreans were captured by the North?

80,000

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12. What did the USSR have to increase spending on as a result of events in Korea?

Arms production