List of Japanese battles
The following is a list of Japanese battles, organised by date.
Battle of Sekigahara
The Battle of Sekigahara (Shinjitai: 関ヶ原の戦い; Kyūjitai: 關ヶ原の戰い, Sekigahara no Tatakai) was a decisive battle on October 21, 1600 (Keichō 5, 15th day of the 9th month) which cleared the path to ...
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Siege of Koriyama
Siege of Koriyama (吉田郡山城の戦い) took place from 1540 until 1541 in Yoshida, Aki Province, Japan during the Sengoku period. Amago Haruhisa, with 30,000 men, attacked Kōriyama Castle, which belonged to...
Siege of Tachibana
The 1569 siege of Tachibana was one of many battles fought for control of the island of Kyūshū during Japan's Sengoku period.Mōri Motonari led the assault on the Ōtomo clan's Tachibana castle, which w...
Battle of Uchidehama
The Battle of Uchidehama (打出浜の戦い, Uchidehama no Tatakai) took place in 1582, near Kyoto, Japan, following the Battle of Yamazaki. The forces of Toyotomi Hideyoshi pursued the defeated Akechi c...
Incident at Honnō-ji
The Honnō-ji Incident (本能寺の変, Honnō-ji no Hen) refers to the forced suicide on June 21, 1582 of Japanese daimyo Oda Nobunaga at the hands of his samurai general Akechi Mitsuhide. This occurred...
Order of battle of the Battle of Shanghai
The following is the order of battle of the forces involved in the Battle of Shanghai, during the opening stages of the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Battle of Kumegawa
The Battle of Kumegawa (久米川の戦い, Kumegawa no tatakai) was part of the decisive Kōzuke-Musashi Campaign during the Genkō War in Japan that ultimately ended the Kamakura Shogunate. Fought in pre...
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Battle of Azukizaka (1542)
In the first battle of Azukizaka (小豆坂の戦い, Azukizaka no tatakai) Oda Nobuhide defeated Imagawa Yoshimoto, setting the stage for his son, Oda Nobunaga, to become one of Japan's greatest warlords...
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Battle of Motien Pass
The Battle of Motien Pass (摩天嶺の戦い, Matenrei-no-tatakai) was a minor land conflict of the Russo-Japanese War, between the Imperial Japanese Army under General Kuroki Tamemoto and the Imperial R...
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Siege of Iwaya Castle
The Siege of Iwaya Castle was fought in the year 1586 when an army of the Shimazu clan put the castle of Iwaya, which belonged to the Takahashi clan who were vassals of the Ōtomo clan, under siege.Aft...
Siege of Matsuo
The 1554 siege of Matsuo was one of many sieges undertaken by the daimyo Takeda Shingen in his campaign to conquer Japan's Shinano province. This took place during Japan's Sengoku period, in which feu...
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Battle of Sendaigawa
The 1587 battle of Sendaigawa was part of the Kyūshū Campaign undertaken by warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi towards the end of Japan's Sengoku period. The Sendai River (Sendaigawa) was among the final obst...
Battle of West Henan-North Hubei
The Battle of West Henan–North Hubei (simplified Chinese: 豫西鄂北会战; traditional Chinese: 豫西鄂北會戰; pinyin: Yù Xī È Běi Huìzhàn), was one of the 22 major engagements between the National Revolu...
Siege of Shika Castle
The siege of Shika castle, spanning the years 1546 to 1547, was one of many battles fought in Takeda Shingen's bid to seize control of Shinano Province. Having just defeated Uesugi Norimasa at the bat...
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Central Hubei Operation
The Central Hubei Operation was one of the engagements between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Known as the Central Hubei Operation, Eas...
Bombardment of Kagoshima
The Bombardment of Kagoshima, also known as the Anglo-Satsuma War (薩英戦争, Satsu-Ei Sensō), took place on 15–17 August 1863 during the Late Tokugawa shogunate. The Royal Navy was fired on from c...
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Actions in Inner Mongolia (1933-1936)
The Campaigns in Inner Mongolia from 1933-1936 were part of the ongoing invasion of northern China by the Empire of Japan prior to the official start of hostilities in the Second Sino-Japanese War. In...
Battle of Yashima
The naval Battle of Yashima took place on March 22, 1185. Following a long string of defeats, the Taira clan retreated to Yashima, today's Takamatsu, just off the coast of Shikoku. Here they had a for...
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Siege of Minamata Castle
The Siege of Minamata Castle was a short siege of the castle of Minamata. Minamata was the entry point for the Ōtomo lands in Higo province, the castle was guarded by Sagara Yoshiaki with 700 soldiers...
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Order of battle for Guangdong Operation
Order of battle for Canton Operation October to December 1938 during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
21st Army - Lt. Gen. Motoo Furusho [8] Forces directly under 21st army: [2]4th Flight Group - Maj...
Battle of Liaoyang
The Battle of Liaoyang (遼陽会戦, Ryōyō-kaisen, 25 August - 3 September 1904) (Russian: Сражение при Ляояне) was the first major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, on the outskirts of the ...
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Nanking Massacre
The Nanking Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troops against the residents of Nanking (current official spelling: Nanjing) ...
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Battle of Tatarahama (1569)
The 1569 battle of Tatarahama was part of the struggles between the Ōtomo and Mōri samurai clans during Japan's Sengoku period, for control of the island of Kyūshū.The battle took place in the afterma...
Chinchow Operation
The Jinzhou (Chinchow) Operation was an operation in 1931 during the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, which was a preliminary, contributing factor to the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 193...
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Battle of Lake Khasan
The Battle of Lake Khasan (July 29, 1938 – August 11, 1938) and also known as the Changkufeng Incident (Russian: Хасанские бои, Chinese and Japanese: 張鼓峰事件; Chinese Pinyin: Zhānggǔfēng Shìjiàn; Japane...
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Order of Battle, Battle of Nanchang
The Order of Battle for the Nanchang Campaign (Mid Feb. - Early May 1939)
11th Army - Gen. Yasuji Okamura [1,2]Naval:T Operation Fleet - Rear Admiral Keijiro Goga [6]Naval Airforce: Army Airforce:...
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Canton Operation
The Canton Operation was part of a campaign by Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War to blockade China to prevent it from communicating with the outside world and importing needed arms and materia...
Battle of Temmokuzan
The 1582 Battle of Temmokuzan (天目山の戦い, Temmokuzan no Tatakai) in Japan, also known as the Battle of Toriibata, is regarded as the last stand of the Takeda family. This was the final attempt by...
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