History Answers were:
Level 1 - 38th Parallel
Level 2 - Dean Acheson
Level 3 - Dean Rusk
Level 4 - Battle of Inchon
Level 5 - General Mathew Ridgway
Topic - Korean War
Monday – Japan's colonial rule of Korea ended with the end of WWII. The United States and the Soviet Union agreed to occupy the country under a trusteeship along this line. The division at this line created an environment where governments formed in both the North and the South. The name of this line, the line that would divide north from South, is the actual circle of latitude from the Earth's equatorial plane. What is the name for this dividing line?
Tuesday - In 1944, he was the head delegate from the US State Department that attended the Bretton Woods conference. He also served as the 51st United States Secretary of State between 1949 and 1953. During this time, he played a critical role in defining America's cold war policy and helped create NATO. When President Truman was deciding on how to handle the situation in Korea, he was the man who convinced Truman that America should militarily intervene. Who was he?
Wednesday – A Dean of a different name, he was awarded the Legion of Merit and attained the rank of colonel during his WWII service. Shortly thereafter, he served as Deputy Under Secretary of State in 1949 and as the 54th United States Secretary of State. He was also very instrumental in the division of Korea at the 38th Parallel. Who was he?
Thursday – On the 15th of September, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur commanded 40,000 infantry, four cruisers, and seven destroyers in an effort to push the North Koreans back and recapture South Korea. Historians note that the amphibious assault itself was one of MacArthur's most brilliant and strategic masterpieces. However, the following advance to Seoul was slow, measured, and drawn out. The result of this battle that began on September 15th and ended on September 19th, 1950 was a decisive victory for the United Nations forces. What battle was it?
Friday - The Korean People's Army and the Chinese People's Volunteer Army launched their Third Phase Offensive, also known as the Chinese New Year's Offensive, on New Years Eve of 1950. It took its toll on both the morale and casualty numbers of the US Eighth Army. However, this well decorated and respected US Army General planned Operation Killer as part of his resurgence and reconstitution of the US Eighth Army. It was tremendously successful, as was his career. Who was he?
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