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Admiral Yi's Turtle Ships

It's time to head back to the open seas and learn about a legendary ship unlike any other. Join Anna, Leo, and Percy the mouse as they sail into the past to uncover the story of Korean turtle ships. Covered in spikes, these fearsome boats helped Korea win many battles against the Japanese. We’re traveling to the 16th century to learn all about one determined admiral and his famous turtle ships.

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This episode was narrated by Nikki Bon and JoAnn Schinderle, written by Heidi Coburn, and produced by Randall Lawrence and Robot Pirate Media. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.