Annals of Joseon Dynasty
The people were not accustomed to use of sword or spear, defended from the enemy only by archery.
There is no swordman in our country.
The Japanese deserters are good at sword and spear.
Any sword art has not been succeeded from ancient time in our country.
We should make a unit lern sword/spear arts from the Japanese.
A prisoner returned from enemy's site.
She was able to learn how to make gunpowder.
"Hurry to master matchlock gun making. We aren't still able to make gunpowder. Don't kill the Japanese who know how to do it.
Have them teach us."
The 2 Japanese deserters, one knows how to make gunpowder , one knows how to make matchlock gun.
Give them higher rank and send one to Yongbyong for making gunpowder,
send one to iron mining town for making guns.
They gathered all the matchlock guns that they got yeasterday,
sent them to General for training soldiers.
Muye Tobo Dongji 1790
Archery was the only martial art practiced by Korean soldiers.
There's no spear or sword art.