What was the Battle of Sacheon (1598)?

Introduction The Battle of Sacheon (泗川) was a siege by Korean and Chinese forces against the Japanese fortification of Sacheon from 06 to 11 November 1598, during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598). It ended in Japanese victory. Background Dong Yiyuan and Jeong Chaeryong’s combined army pushed forward to Sacheon on 06 November 1598. The… Read More

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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