Song sung by south Korean fishermen
One day in late July 1964, a typhoon swept the whole western coast of south Korea. Many fishermen in the area centring around Kanghwa Island died in ship wrecks. Those who had narrowly escaped from death drifted to the territorial waters of the northern half of Korea.
Besides, the President saw to it that medical workers correctly diagnosed the diseases of the survivors from the typhoon, who had been suffering hardships of life, and cured them completely, and that they were given birthday tables including 60th birthday tables. They shed tears of gratitude for such warm care, and spent dreamy days.
At last the day came when they were to leave for the south. Their fishing boats, which left a port amidst a send-off by many people, made a circle on the sea, and sailed back towards the port. And they repeated the movement time and again. Finally, singing of the immorta1 revolutionary paean Song of General
The melody of the song echoing to the port fully reflected what they wanted to say.