oct 30, 1231 - The first invasion of the Korean peninsula
In 1231 the Mongolian leader Ögedei Khan ordered the attack on the Korean border. The Mongols were joined by another general named Hong Bok-won. The Mongol army pushed past the border and captured the city of Uiju. By the year of 1232 the Mongols controlled most land in Korea, the Mongols were now showing their strength and dominance to the world and many other lands would fall to the empire in the future.
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