Time to talk about Yi Sun-sin’s army career in a little more detail. What did he accomplish up in the hinterlands of Hamgyeong-do? Well pretty much everything. In less than a decade he travels the entire length of the peninsula, gets thrown in jail, promoted, demoted, re-promoted, scatters raiders, saves captives and captures a barbarian chieftain. Tune in to hear about this little known, but very compelling part of the roller coaster that is Yi Sun-sin’s military career.
Also, great news! I have two more primary sources in the mail, the collection of Yi Sun-sin’s letters to the court and a biography written by his nephew. This should make for some great story-telling. Thank you for visiting the site and for supporting the show.
Episode 3 has been divided and sub-divided into smaller parts as Google sets their maximum streaming file size at 25MB. So just click on Part 1 A and then move on to Part 1 B! Enjoy!