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Jama This was also a support castle for Ungcheon and lies some distance inland beyond the Ungcheon eupseong. So little remains that until comparatively recently it was not thought to be a wajo site at all. Angolpo (Ankaurai) Three Japanese admirals are associated with Angolpo, where a fierce naval battle took place in 1592. The wajo, which was to act as an important Japanese naval base during the 1597 invasion, occupied an interesting position along the ridge of a narrow peninsula that enclosed the harbour to the north.

Jangmunpo Jangmunpo and Jisepo commanded a position in the north-west of Geoje Island. Each was built on a promontory that enclosed a harbour within a sheltered sea area protected to the west by Chilcheon Island. Jangmunpo to the south was the larger of the two. It consisted of a narrow L-shaped castle that f i J A a W W t a l a u a T T m i t G G A S A a a A d f A view of Yeong Island from Busan Tower, showing the site of Bakmungu on the mainland. Bakmungu was built on the small flat area of derelict land near the modern bridge.

Admiral Yi Sunsin longed for the opportunity to attack the wajo, but knew he could not do it without Chinese support: Though I swore with other captains of war to avenge our slaughtered countrymen upon the enemy by risking our own lives, and we pass many days on land and at sea in this resolution, the enemy has taken his positions in deep trenches and high fortresses on steep hills inaccessible to us. A month later, however, Yi disregarded any possible Chinese qualms and made a demonstration outside Jangmunpo, but there was no reaction from on land so the Koreans simply burned two Japanese ships.

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