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

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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