What is the Imjin War (1592-1598)?

Introduction The Japanese invasions of Korea of 1592-1598 or Imjin War involved two separate yet linked invasions: an initial invasion in 1592 (Imjin Disturbance), a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597 (Chongyu War). The conflict ended in 1598 with the withdrawal of the Japanese forces from the Korean Peninsula after a… Read More


What was the Battle of Dadaejin (1592)?

Introduction The Battle of Dadaejin and the Siege of Busan were the first battles of the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598) and occurred simultaneously on 13 to 14 April 1592 (Gregorian: 23 to 24 May 1592). Background The Japanese invasion force consisting of 400 transports bearing 18,700 men under the command of Konishi Yukinaga departed… Read More