History – 1592 Sacheon – Yi’s Mighty Turtle Ships
Chart the 1592 Japanese conquest of Korea, the remarkable naval technologies involved, and the stunning victories of Korean admiral Yi Sun-shin, whose strategic actions defeated two invasions and established him as one of the greatest admirals of all time.
Two U.S. Marines in World War II are assigned to protect Navajo Marines, who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher. During World War II, US Marine corporal Joe Enders returns to active duty after having survived a gruesome battle on the Solomon Islands against the Imperial Japanese Army that killed his entire squad and wounded his left ear. Enders and Sgt. Pete “Ox” Henderson receive new assignments to protect Navajo code talkers Pvt. Ben Yahzee and Pvt. Charlie Whitehorse in a JASCO.
The SSTEAM-H initiative begins on 7 February with the first presentation. Sessions are open to all Orleck Members and Day visitors. History Discussions will be held from 1000 to 1130 with a Movie of the week showing starting at 1200 onboard the ship on each Wed and Saturday in coming months.