Translator: ryangohsff Editor: Nora
Chapter 1124 – More Bad Ideas
This round of military reorganization was basically for the 400 thousand war prisoners captured during the Battle of Jin.
What needed to be made clear was that before the war, although Jin was said to have a million army, it was not that 600 thousand of them were killed. Based on the results, no more than 150 thousand of them had truly died on the battlefield.
Then where did the remaining go?
As the Jin country used a country wide conscription system, Yue Fei followed Ouyang Shuo's instructions and released the elderly, youths, and only sons back to their families, removing their armor and allowing them to go back to farming.
After removing the injured and the ones that did not meet standards, and then including the replenishments for the Beijiang legion corps and the Guards Legion Corps, in the end, he was left with 400 thousand elite prisoners.
Amongst which was the Jin Country's on alert force.
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