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Hideyoshi or Imjin War

After Japan was unified in a series of wars, General Hideyoshi decided to invade China and eventually India. It was decided to conquer Korea on the way to China.  At first the Japanese were successful, but the invasion eventually bogged down. Increased Korean resistance, Chinese intervention, and the famous turtle ships all conspired to defeat the Japanese.

This war, known as the Hideyoshi War or Imjin War, began in 1592 and ended in 1598 with the withdrawal of Japanese troops.

Kwon Yul

Kwak Chae-u

Cho Hon

Kumsan 1592

Pyongyang 1592

Chongamjin 1592

Chinju 1592

Haenju 1593

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