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BOMBARDMENT OF KAGOSHIMA
BATTLE OF TAKATENJIN
AUGUST STORM
SECOND SINO-JAPANESE WAR
RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR
AKECHI
AKECHI MITSUHIDE
BATTLE OF IMAFUKU
BATTLE OF SHIROJIRITOGE
CASTLE
HIDEYOSHI
ISHIYAMA HONGANJI
KAWANAKAJIMA
KIZUGAWAGUCHI
MIKATA GA HARA
MIMASETOGE
MIYAJIMA
NOBUNAGA
NODA
OEI INVASION
PEARL HARBOR
SANJO PALACE
SATOMI
SEVEN-YEAR WAR
SHIKOKU
SHINGEN
SHIZUGATAKE
SIEGE OF FUKASHI
SIEGE OF IWAMURA
TAKAMATSU
TAKEDA
TAKEDA SHINGEN
TEMMOKUZAN
TOISHI
TOKUGAWA IEYASU
UEDAHARA
AMARI
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Bombardment of Kagoshima

  1. In August 1863, the Bombardment of Kagoshima took place, in retaliation for the Namamugi incident and the murder of the English trader Richardson. (Web site)
  2. Post a question or answer questions about "Bombardment of Kagoshima" at WikiAnswers. (Web site)
  3. Wikipedia: Bombardment of Kagoshima This article or section is missing citations or needs footnotes. (Web site)

Battle of Takatenjin

  1. The Battle of Takatenjin (------------------) was fought in 1574 between the forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu and the forces of Takeda Katsuyori.
  2. The kagemusha is forced to lead reinforcements to the Battle of Takatenjin, and inspires his troops to victory. (Web site)

August Storm

  1. A further corps, the 10th Mechanized Corps, was formed in June 1945 and saw action during Operation August Storm.
  2. At the time of Operation August Storm, when the Soviet Red Army invaded Japanese-occupied Manchuria in August 1945, the Army's strength was nearly 600,000.
  3. But the dropping of the atomic bombs and the Soviet entry into the war, Operation August Storm, ended the war faster than anyone had expected.

Second Sino-Japanese War

  1. The Second Sino-Japanese War was a major invasion of eastern China by Japan preceding and during World War II. It ended with the surrender of Japan in 1945. (Web site)

Russo-Japanese War

  1. The Russo-Japanese war was significant because it was the first time that an Asian country had defeated a European imperial power.
  2. The Russo-Japanese War is the setting for the first part of the novel The Diamond Vehicle, in the Erast Fandorin detective series by Boris Akunin.
  3. The Russo-Japanese War was covered by dozens of foreign journalists who sent back sketches that were turned into lithographs and other reproducible forms.

Akechi

  1. Akechi was already in his early fifties, and some believe he might have felt insecure about such a grim future. (Web site)
  2. Akechi was then killed while fleeing back to his castle.

Akechi Mitsuhide

  1. Akechi Mitsuhide was a general under, and the assassin of, Oda Nobunada.
  2. Akechi Mitsuhide was charged with conquering Tamba and then advancing along the northern coast of the Chugoku. (Web site)

Battle of Imafuku

  1. The Battle of Imafuku was fought in late November of 1614 between the forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu and the Toyotomi.

Battle of Shirojiritoge

  1. The Battle of Shirojiritoge was fought in 1548 between the forces of Takeda Shingen and the forces of Ogasawara Nagatoki.

Castle

  1. The castle was able to withstand firearms and became a symbol of the age of reunification.
  2. The castle was destroyed in the atomic bomb blast of August 6, 1945.
  3. The castle was held by Matsunaga Hisahide and his son Kojir--, both of whom committed suicide upon their defeat.
  4. The castle was originally constructed in wood, pine primarily, and had attached wings to the east and to the south. (Web site)
  5. The castle was under attack because it threatened Takeda's supply lines.

Hideyoshi

  1. Hideyoshi was a consummate general with superb strategic and tactical skills, and was particularly successful in siegework. (Web site)
  2. Hideyoshi was brought up from a nameless peasant to be one of Nobunaga's top generals. (Web site)
  3. Hideyoshi was brought up from a nameless peasant to one of top generals under Nobunaga and Ieyasu had shared childhood with Nobunaga.
  4. Hideyoshi was investing Takamatsu castle, but faced with the arrival of the main Môri army requested reinforcements.
  5. Hideyoshi was investing Takamatsu castle, but faced with the arrival of the main M--ri army requested reinforcements. (Web site)

Ishiyama Honganji

  1. He began reducing the Ishiyama Honganji's satellites, crushing the Saiga monto of Kii and weakening the warrior monks of the Negoroji. (Web site)
  2. Fall 1583 Hideyoshi begins reconstruction of -saka Castle (site of the fallen Ishiyama Honganji fortress) for use as his headquarters. (Web site)
  3. In the winter of 1583, Hideyoshi Toyotomi began construction of a massive fortress within the Ishiyama Honganji Temple compound as a move to unite Japan. (Web site)

Kawanakajima

  1. Kawanakajima is unique in history.
  2. In the end, Kawanakajima might provide interesting insight into a heretofore obscure but "classic" samurai campaign, but it provides precious little else. (Web site)
  3. In 1564, Shingen and Kenshin met for the fifth and final time on the plain of Kawanakajima.

Kizugawaguchi

  1. In August 1576, in the first battle of Kizugawaguchi, the blockade failed.
  2. Second Battle of Kizugawaguchi Part of the Sengoku period Date 1578 Location Kizugawaguchi, off the coast of Osaka Result M--ri clan fleet defeated.
  3. At the two Battles of Kizugawaguchi, Nobunaga defeated his enemies, the M--ri clan, who had naval control over the area.

Mikata Ga Hara

  1. At Mikata ga hara, Takeda Shingen easily defeated the combined armies of Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu; but he could not defeat old age.
  2. Takeda's cavalry was feared by both the Oda and Tokugawa forces, who had suffered a defeat at the Battle of Mikata ga Hara. (Web site)
  3. Baba fought at the battles of Mikata ga Hara and Nagashino, where he led the vanguard of Takeda Katsuyori 's right-wing. (Web site)

Mimasetoge

  1. The battle of Mimasetoge took place in 1569, as the forces of Takeda Shingen withdrew from repeated failed sieges of the H--j-- clan 's Odawara Castle. (Web site)
  2. Shimotsuke no kami Masayo distinguished himself in the Battle of Mimasetoge in 1569.
  3. Battle of Mimasetoge Takeda Shingen escapes a trap set for him by the Hojo clan.

Miyajima

  1. Miyajima : one of Japan's three most scenic views. (Web site)
  2. Miyajima is a little island not far from Hiroshima city itself.
  3. Miyajima is an island, so you'll have to take a ferry to get there. (Web site)
  4. Miyajima is one of Japan's big tourist attractions.
  5. Miyajima is one of the most scenic spots in all of Japan. (Web site)

Nobunaga

  1. Nobunaga is a central character in Eiji Yoshikawa 's historical novel Taiko ki. (Web site)
  2. Nobunaga is also a central character in Eiji Yoshikawa 's historical novel Taiko ki.
  3. Nobunaga is the main character in Koei 's Kessen III where he was portrayed as the heroic protagonist and was heavily romanticized.
  4. Nobunaga was able to defeat Yoshiaki's weak forces and send him into exile, bringing the Ashikaga shogunate to an end in the same year. (Web site)
  5. Nobunaga was brilliant, if cruel (even by the standards of the times), and a forward-thinker.

Noda

  1. Noda is a student in the potential dropout class who can't even read a music score.
  2. Noda was busy with his electronic dictionary (presumably not the one that he lost in China) and came up with "coward" as a definition of "funky".
  3. Noda was comfortably in the cups and in the lead.

Oei Invasion

  1. The Oei Invasion was the 1419 invasion of the Tsushima Island led by the Joseon Dynasty.
  2. However when Josean was founded in Korea, wako took a massive hit in one of their main homeland of Tsushima during the Oei Invasion. (Web site)
  3. Enthronement of Emperor Sh--k--. --ei 26 , on the 26th day of the 6th month : Oei Invasion .

Pearl Harbor

  1. Pearl Harbor is a US Navy deep water naval base, headquarters of the Pacific Fleet on the island of O'ahu, Hawai'i, near Honolulu. (Web site)
  2. Pearl Harbor is a complex embayment on the island of O'ahu, Hawai'i, west of Honolulu.
  3. Pearl Harbor is a harbor on the island of O -- ahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu. (Web site)
  4. Pearl Harbor is a major event in American history marking the first time since the War of 1812 America was attacked on its home soil by another country.
  5. Pearl Harbor is a simple embayment on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu.

Sanjo Palace

  1. The Siege of the Sanjo Palace (1160), depicted in the painting "Night Attack on the Sanjo Palace " is a famous example of this style.
  2. A selection of articles related to Siege of the Sanjo Palace .

Satomi

  1. Satomi was one of the girls who joined up with Yukie Utsumi and her group at the lighthouse.
  2. Satomi was one of the girls who joins Yukie Utsumi and her group at the lighthouse. (Web site)
  3. Satomi was the first one to become panicked enough to grab her gun, and she then shot Chisato Matsui, Yukie Utsumi, and Haruka Tanizawa, in a frenzied panic.

Seven-Year War

  1. The Seven-Year War was the conflict from 1592 to 1598 on the Korean peninsula , following two successive Japan ese invasions of Korea .
  2. The Seven-Year War was the conflict from 1592 to 1598 on the Korean peninsula, following two successive Japanese invasions of Korea.

Shikoku

  1. SHIKOKU was based on a book written by Masako Bando. (Web site)
  2. Shikoku - the smallest of the main four islands, known as a destination for Buddhist pilgrims.
  3. Shikoku is a J-Horror film written and produced in Japan in 1999 .
  4. Shikoku is a beautifully shot and lit supernatural drama, but lacks pace and a sense of dread. (Web site)
  5. Shikoku is a primarily agricultural island, renowned for its citrus fruits. (Web site)

Shingen

  1. Shingen was succeeded by his less capable son Takeda Katsuyori .
  2. Shingen was thus allowed into his fortress at Kaizu along with his gun-bugy-- (army commissioner), Yamamoto Kansuke.

Shizugatake

  1. Shizugatake is a mountain 422m above sea level.
  2. Shizugatake was held by Hideyoshi's general Nakagawa Kiyohide .

Siege of Fukashi

  1. The Siege of Fukashi was fought in 1549 between the forces of Takeda Shingen and the forces of Ogasawara Nagatoki. (Web site)

Siege of Iwamura

  1. The Siege of Iwamura was fought in 1573 between the forces of Takeda Shingen and the castles garrison led by Toyama Kageto. (Web site)

Takamatsu

  1. Takamatsu is also the Udon noodle capital of Japan, so eating some is a definite must.
  2. Takamatsu is also the udon capital of Japan. (Web site)
  3. Takamatsu is the capital. (Web site)

Takeda

  1. The Takeda were for the most part utterly destroyed by the loss of Shingen's heir, Katsuyori.
  2. The Takeda were for the most part utterly destroyed from this battle.

Takeda Shingen

  1. Takeda Shingen is a playable character in Sengoku Basara .
  2. Takeda Shingen is the main character in the NES game '' Shingen The Ruler '', and his conquests are also portrayed in the PC game, '' Takeda ''.
  3. Takeda Shingen is the player's persona in the NES game Shingen the Ruler.
  4. Takeda Shingen was born Takeda Katsuchiyo, but was later given the formal name of Takeda Harunobu.
  5. Takeda Shingen was born under the name of "Takeda Katsuchiyo".

Temmokuzan

  1. The 1582 battle of Temmokuzan, also known as the battle of Toriibata, is regarded as the last stand of the Takeda family.
  2. Takeda Katsuyori, as well as his eldest son Takeda Nobukatsu, were defeated at the Battle of Temmokuzan and then committed seppuku. (Web site)
  3. Battle of Temmokuzan Tokugawa Ieyasu and Oda Nobunaga destroy the forces of Takeda Katsuyori, who commits suicide.

Toishi

  1. Toishi was an important auxiliary castle to Murakami's main base Katsurao and its loss was a serious blow to him. (Web site)

Tokugawa Ieyasu

  1. Tokugawa Ieyasu is the name of the ruler of Japoness in the Saber Marionette Anime and Manga franchise.
  2. Tokugawa Ieyasu was always a very healthy person, he had great knowledge of medicine and compounded them personally. (Web site)
  3. Tokugawa Ieyasu was born on January 31 , 1543 in the Mikawa province.
  4. Tokugawa Ieyasu was now the de facto ruler of Japan. (Web site)
  5. Tokugawa Ieyasu was one of the strongest of the five regents, and began to rally around himself an Eastern faction.

Uedahara

  1. The battle of Uedahara was the first defeat suffered by Takeda Shingen, and the first field battle in Japan at which firearms were used. (Web site)
  2. He was killed in action at the battle of Uedahara in 1548, together with Itagaki Nobukata.
  3. He was killed at the Battle of Uedahara (1548) when the Takeda confronted the formidable Murakami Yoshikiyo in sole command. (Web site)

Amari

  1. Amari was a shukur--, or clan elder, following Shingen's accession to family headship, and was one of Takeda Shingen's twenty-four generals.
  2. Amari was succeeded by his son Amari Masatada.
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