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Korean War IB

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Inchon Port
Location of large UN invasion behind North Korean lines that was one of turning points in korean war
Yalu River
This river was the dividing line between China and North Korea
Iran
Asian country USSR forced to withdraw from by UN in 1946
4 Russian "satellites"
Czech, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland
The First two nations to benefit from the Truman Doctrine
Turkey, Greece
Bikini Atoll
Site of US atomic bomb test
MacArthur
Commander of UN forces
Rhee
Dictator of South Korea
Democratic People Republic Korea
The official name of North Korea
Republic of Korea
The official name of South Korea
Kim il Sung
Dictator of North Korea
38th Parallel
The dividing line between North and South Korea
Ridgeway
He replaced MacArthur
Pyungyang
This North Korean capital was completely destroyed by American Bombers
Forrestal
The 1st secretary of Defense-fired by Truman-later committed suicide
Marshall
Author of huge aid plan for post-war Europe
The Rosenburgs
Husband and wife executed for treason in 1950's
Clay
Caffeine addicted commander of American forces in Germany after WWII
Molitov
Russian foreign minister whose nickname "Mr. No" was earned by his refusal to accept Marshall Plan aid
Hiss
State department employee accused of selling secrets to Soviets but only convicted of perjury
Ulbreicht
The leader of East germany from 1949 to 1971
Kennon
State Department official in Moscow whose "Long Telegram" to Washington was basis of American foreign policy during Cold War
GDR
German Democratic Republic
Reuter
His election as Mayor of Berlin further split the city and was another reason for the Soviet blockade of the city
Warsaw Pact
Military organization of Eastern European nations and the USSR
Comin Form
Soviet Propaganda agency operating in both satellites and Western European countries with large communist parties
Nixon
Future president who achieved fame leading investigation of Alger Hiss
Tunner
His leadership was responsible for making the Berlin airlift work
Berlin, June 24, 1948
Begginning of Berlin blockade
Potsdan
German city and site of acrimonious peace conference after Germany defeated-created Allied Control Council
38th Parallel, June 25, 1950
North Korea invasion of South korea
China, 1949
China becomes communist
Panmunjon, 1950-53
Peace times talk in korea
Siberia, July 14, 1949
Soviet atomic bomb test
Fulton, Missouri, March 5, 1946
Declaration of Iron curtain speech
Containment
Name of foreign policy followed by US toward soviet union during cold war
NATO
Military organization of Western European nations and the US
Christian Democrats
The party that benefited the most from first covert operations of CIA in Italy in 1947
Comicon
Name of economic organization formed by Soviets in response to their rejection of Marshall Plan aid
Gulag
Prison Labor system created by Stalin for political prisoners in post WWII USSR
HUAC
The House Committee on Un-American Activities
Missouri Mule
To Greek farmers, one of the most important benefits of Marshall Plan aid
McCarthy
Wisconsin senator who led witch hunt against "suspected" communists in American government in early 50's
Taiwan
Island to which Jiang Jieshi fled in 1949
Tito
Communist leader of Yugoslavia that broke away from Soviet control
Deutchmark
The new currency established by the West in Berlin, which precipitated a economic crisis that led to the blockade
CIA, National Security Council, and Department of Defense
The 3 organizations created by the National Security Act passed by Congress on July 26, 1947
Christian Democrats
Name of political party in Italy that was the chief beneficiary of first CIA covert aid
Treist in Adriatic to the streta in the baltic
The two endpoints of Churchill's Iron Curtain
Refugess
The biggest long term significance of the first Arab-Israeli war.
Czechoslovakia
Easter European country w/o whose aid Israel couldn't have won the first Arab-Israeli War
Ben-Gurion
The Acceptable and unacceptable faces of Zionism in Palestine
Areas attacked by Zionists
Deir Yassin and King David Hotel
Hagannah
Name of Jewish militia that fought against British, Palestinian and later Arab forces
Exodus
Jewish refuge boat, that was refused to enter palestine
Irgun; Stern Gang
Jewish terrorist organizations
Jannah
The leader of the Muslim league and the first President of Pakistan
Nehru
The leader of the Congress Party and the first PM of an independent India
Kashmire
Despite its Muslim majority, most of this territory in NW India was annexed into India
Bangladesh
East Pakistan became this country in the early 1970's
Direct Action Day
Day of Muslim protest
Mount Battan
The last british viceroy in India
Sihks
After Hindus and Muslims, the next largest religious group in India