The Korean War Began in ________ and ended in __________.
Who was the US president when the Korean War began?
True or False: The truce talks for the Korean war took six months.
They actually twoo a whole 2 years and 17 days.
How many korean war casualties were there as a result of the Korean War?
Nearly 5 million people died. More than half of these–about 10 percent of Korea's prewar population–were civilians.
Which of these countries sent troops to the Korean War?
True or False: There are still over 7000 US troops unaccounted for.
Which of these countries did NOT send troops to the Korean War?
The Korean War was the first war to see the use of ___________
The Korean War was the first to have real jet dogfights between the Russian MIG and the US F-80
Submarines able to launch at land targets
Which US state had the most Korean War veterens?
California is first with 430,800. Florida 2nd with 294,000 and Texas is 4rd with 243,300
True or False: The Korean War is also known as "The Recalled War"
Quite the opposite, it's known as "The Forgotten War" because it got a lot less media and general attention compared to other wars like Vietnam.
US soldiers adapted a "Shoot first, ask questions later" policy because...
The North Koreans had a strategy to fight UN forces by acting like refugees, getting close and then open fire and attack. US troops learned to shoot first.
The North Koreans would send suicide bombers
The North Koreans would send soldiers dressed as refugrees
The Chinese would send diseased people to spread sickness
The Chinese would send suicide bombers
What was the highest ranking US soldier to be taken as prisoner during the war?
Major General William F. Dean was captured a month into the war and held prisoner until its end.
What was one of the most prevalent injuries for US troops besides fighting?
At some places the battle areas were as cold as -54 fahrenheit (-47 celsius), causing a lot of deaths from the cold rather than the fighting.
Self Injury to get out of fighting
How many US soldiers, roughly, died in the Korean War?
33,386 lost their lives in the Korean War, to be exact.
What did the Chinese call the Korean War?
The War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea
The Holy War of Eastern Communism
The Communist Uprising of North Korea
You Have Much to Learn of This Conflict
So you don't know a lot about this war, that's part of why it was referred to as the Invisible War. It's not as talked about as other wars for some reason. But it's an important conflict that shaped the global map as we know it today, and has claimed the lives of many soldiers. To learn more, check out your mistakes and the answers below.
You Know Quite a Bit
You have more knowledge than most about this war, which is known for being 'invisible' in the public eye compared to other wars. It was an important conflict, and your knowledge reflects that. We're glad to see you remember most of the important facts. You hit a lot of questions but there are some still that you answered incorrectly. Don't you want to know a bit more? Why not check out your mistakes below OR take the quiz again?
You Aced It!
Were you in Korea? There are still veterans around and if so, we thank you for your service! Either case, you have a really impressive knowledge of this important conflict, which claimed the lives of many brave soldiers and poor civilians. Your knowledge reflects the importance of this war. We hope you share your knowledge with others, because this conflict is still relevant to the current global map, and everyone should understand and remember it. Good for you!