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The Invincible Admiral, Yi Sun-sin (Part 1)

September 13, 2021

The Invincible Admiral, Yi Sun-sin (Part 1)
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Yi Sun-sin was a Korean soldier in the 16th century.

Throughout his career he had built up a reputation as an exemplary leader with a brilliant eye for military decisions.

Despite this, he had received few promotions and had made fewer friends within the military due to his 'no nonsense' stance on nepotism and corruption.

But when Japan invaded the defenseless Korean coast, all those in power; begrudgingly admitted there was only one man for the job...

Listen in to learn why 51 million Koreans still know the story of the brilliant Admiral Yi Sun-Sin!

Additional Reading / Sources:

The Imjin War by Samuel Hawley

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

The Art Of War by Sun Tzu

Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project


Special Mentions:

A big thanks to the voice actors for this episode!

Alexander Gates

Michael Morgan


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