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 Danghangpo (1592)?

Introduction The Battle of Danghangpo was a naval engagement during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598) that resulted in Korean victory. Background After the Battle of Dangpo, I Sunsin spent the next few days searching for Japanese ships. He was then joined by I Eokgi on 12 July 1592, increasing the total number of Korean… Read More