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 Battle of Nagashino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reproduction arquebuses are fired at the annual festival to commemorate the battle of Nagashino.
The Battle of Nagashino in 1575 took place at Nagashino Castle in the Mikawa of Japan.
The Battle of Nagashino and the last years of the Takeda clan are dramatised in Akira Kurosawa's 1980 film Kagemusha (Shadow Warrior).
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 Battle of Nagashino
The latter is unprepared for the sharp, acrid taste.
Battles at this time in Japan were starting to transform from contests between two samurai armies, primarily mounted, elite samurai, to contests between mass armies including armed peasants known as "Ashigaru" or foot soldiers, led by samurai.
At the Battle of Nagashino, Oda Nobunaga defeated Takeda Katsuyori, son of the famous Takeda Shigen.
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 Battle of Sarhu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Sarhū refers to the series of battles between the Manchus and Ming on March 1619, which ended in the overwhelming victory of the former.
It is worth noting that the Manchu cavalry defeated matchlock and cannon forces, so the Battle of Sarhū is often compared to the Battle of Nagashino.
Nurhaci unified all Jurchen tribes except Yehe and took a hostile attitude toward Ming.
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 Battle of Nagashino   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Battle of Nagashino in 1573 took place in Nagashino in Mikawa of Japan.
Takeda Katsuyori besieged Okudaira Nobumasa at Nagashino Castle in 1573.
The point of this battle is regardless of where they were killed, Takeda lost a bulk of seasoned veterans and its military ability was seriously depleted.
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 Encyclopedia: History of Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Battle of Sekigahara (関ヶ原の戦い Sekigahara-no-tatakai) was a decisive battle on September 15, 1600 (on the ancient Chinese calendar, October 21 on the modern calendar) that cleared the path to the Shogunate for Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Firearms introduced by Portuguese would bring the major innovation to Sengoku period culminating in the Battle of Nagashino where reportedly 3,000 arquebuses (the actual number is believed to be around 2,000) cut down charging ranks of samurai.
The Battle of Tsushima (Japanese: 対馬海戦), commonly known as the Sea of Japan Naval Battle (Japanese: 日本海海戦) in Japan, was the last and most decisive sea battle of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905.
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 ospreysamurai.com - Knights and Samurai
At the second battle of Uji in 1184 two samurai vied for the honour of being the first to swim his horse across the river and into action, which one won by telling the other that his saddle girth was loose.
The result of these different traditions was that the battle of Cerignola in 1503, where volleys of European arquebuses pierced knightly armour for the first time, was effectively a repeat of the Crécy and Agincourt experience using stronger weapons of offence and defence.
However, the battle of Nagashino in 1575, which was Japan's Cerignola, was far more of a radical change because mounted samurai had never had to contend with any sort of missile volleys.
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The Battle of Mikatagahara-Field Takeda Army vs Tokugawa Army Story- With Kenshin's withdrawal, the Takeda army was victorious at Kawanakajima and began their march to the capital, but Ieyasu Tokugawa, the Lord of Mikawa, stood in their way.
The Battle of Mikatagahara- Field Tokugawa Army vs Takeda Army Story- The defeat at Okehazema brought ruin to the Imagawa and as a result the Tokugawa Clan declared independence from the Imagawa and reclaimed their territories in Mikawa.
The Battle of Yamasaki-Field Oda Army vs Akechi Army Story- After the defeat of Shingen and Kenshin, it seemed unification was in the hands of Nobunaga.
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If he is successful you will continue to the Battle of Nagashino without Shingen, but if you prevent it, then Shingen will be alive for the Battle of Nagashino.
However this battle was simply a diversion of Nobunaga's, whose true goal was to invade the Ikko Sect's home base of Echizen.
First off, in battle the face in the bottom left corner of the screen is your character.
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 Battle of Nagashino -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Battle of Nagashino in 1575 took place at Nagashino Castle in the (Click link for more info and facts about Mikawa) Mikawa of (A constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building) Japan.
Ironically, while Takeda's cavalry charge represents the old, traditional, means of warfare, it was invented by his father, (Click link for more info and facts about Takeda Shingen) Takeda Shingen, less than a generation earlier.
The Battle of Nagashino and the last years of the (Click link for more info and facts about Takeda) Takeda clan are dramatised in (Japanese filmmaker noted for blending Japanese folklore with Western styles of acting (1910-1998)) Akira Kurosawa's 1980 film (Click link for more info and facts about Kagemusha) Kagemusha (Shadow Warrior).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/battle_of_nagashino.htm   (591 words)

 Encyclopedia of Japanese History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fought Tokugawa Ieyasu at Takatenjin in 1574 and at Nagashino in 1575.
Defeated Tokugawa Ieyasu at the Battle of Mikatagahara in 1571.
The ensuing Battle of Sekigahara (1600) ended in a crushing defeat for Ishida's “western army”.
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 Masaru Fujimoto, Volleys that rang the death knell of an age
In the battle, Ieyasu himself was almost killed, and is said to have been so scared that he defecated in his pants while in the saddle—but did not realize until he had fled back to his castle stronghold in Hamamatsu (Shizuoka Prefecture).
Although the Battle of Mikatagahara itself was a one-sided victory for Shingen, the Nobunaga-Ieyasu coalition forces lucked out in a big way when Shingen fell ill soon after, then died as his army headed back to their home base of Tsutsujigasaki Castle in Kofu (Yamanashi Prefecture) rather than continuing their advance on Kyoto.
Though the battle was fought on May 21, on the current calendar that would have been July 9—which is right in the middle of the rainy season.
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It can also be shown from sources such as painted screens of battle exploits that the majority of the keeps that withstood attack during the time of civil wars would have been of much simpler construction than these magnificent towers.
The battle of Nagashino was therefore won not from behind the walls of a castle, but from a simple position constructed overnight and defended by guns.
It was almost inevitable that the lessons of Nagashino should not only have caused these highly skilled generals to take the defensive measures that they did, but should also prevent either of them from making the first move in attacking each other.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Takeda Shingen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the fourth of these battles comes the famous tale of Uesugi Kenshin's forces clearing a path through the Takeda troops and Kenshin engaging Shingen in single combat.
However an allied force of Ieyasu Tokugawa and Nobunaga Oda dealt a crushing blow to the Takeda in the Battle of Nagashino.
Ieyasu seized the opportunity and defeated the weak Takeda led by Takeda Katsuyori in the battle of Tenmokuzan.
fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Takeda_Shingen   (734 words)

Nagashino Castle was in range of his army.
Nagashino was commanded by Okudaira, who had 500 men.
The morning of the battle, Oda made final preparations of his line.
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 The Battle of Nagashino
Nagashino Castle was a small fortification guarded by 500 men.
Logistics did not appear to be a problem for either side at Nagashino with the exception of the garrison of the castle running out of food.
Victory at Nagashino secured the Oda eastern flank, and allowed Oda Nobunaga to consolidate his power around the capital and expand to the west.
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 Oda Nobunaga
Militarily, Nobunaga's revolutionary dreaming not only changed the way war was fought in Japan, but also in turn made one of the most modernized forces in the world at that time.
He developed, implemented, and expanded the use of long pikess, firearms, ironclad ships, and castle fortifications in accordance to the expanded mass battles of the period.
1570 Battle of Ane river (Battle of Anegawa).
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 Anthropology 254a | Viewing Notes | Kagemusha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The film culminates in the Battle of Nagashino (1575), an epochal moment in the transition from medieval to early modern Japan, and if time permits I'll screen a brief selection from that film to exemplify several of key themes of the era-the changing character of military formations, political power, and warrior ideals.
The battle was striking for the scale and thoroughness of the slaughter.
The Battle of Nagashino is the culminating finale of the film, which actually centers on the tense affairs of the Takeda clan in the aftermath of the death of its great leader, Shingen, three years before that battle.
classes.yale.edu /anth254a/videos/VN_Kagemusha.html   (504 words)

 Arquebus and hallebards vs heavy chivalry, battle of Pavia - NetSword Discussion Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The battle was lost due to ill decisions on the part of the French, and the armors and guns made precious little difference to the outcome of the battle.
That battle is akin to the Pentagon bragging the effectivenss of anti-missile missiles when the testing was staged to be optimally in favor of the anti-missiles.
During battles of Azincourt and Pavie, knights-charge has been stopped by infantry and heavy—armoured-knight of french cavalry was under a hail of arrows and harquebus-balls.
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 Flagship Games Presents... The Battle of Nagashino!
This recreation of the battle features both the main battle around the Rengogawa, and the smaller action at the castle itself.
The battle was channeled into its two decisive areas (the fields around the Rengogawa and the castle area) by the use of mountains and forests, making the area between the two functionally impassable.
The battle lasted around eight turns (more or less), and after passing many Tai morale checks, it finally ended when Takeda Katsuyori himself failed his Tai morale check after taking over 50% casualties and he withdraw from the field.
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 Illustre Inconnu: History: Sengoku Jidai Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The battle of Sekigahara in 1600 virtually concludes the Sengoku Jidai (apart from the siege of Osaka 1615).
The battle of Nagashino was a major step in the bloody unification of Japan, as it destroyed the power of the Takeda clan, a key player in Eastern Japan.
The battle is often presented as a showcase of firepower’s increasing role in battle.
www.illustreinconnu.com /archives/cat_history_sengoku_jidai.html   (1595 words)

 The Real-Life Oda Nobunaga In His Thirties and Forties, 1571 - 1582   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He was in too many battles all in one row.
The Takeda clan of Kai was politically no more after the famous battle of Nagashino (click here for movie scenes or here for the real thing).
Click here for details and pictures of the battle of Tedori River ('Tedorigawa' in Japanese) between Oda Nobunaga and Uesugi Kenshin, and what was in a letter that Uesugi sent to Oda Nobunaga during this war.
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 :: Yamauchi-ha Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaijutsu :: Samurai Indonesia - Japan and the Samurai Warrior (593-1877 A.D.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1575, Nobunaga famously broke the power of the Takeda Clan, under Takeda Katsuyori, in the Battle at Nagashino, and, although the Takeda continued to trouble him until their final destruction in 1582, the Nagashino victory, every bit as strategically crucial as Okehazama, strengthened Nobunaga’s political position.
The Battle of Okehazama in 1560, in which the Imagawa leader Yoshitomo was killed, freed Ieyasu from Imagawa influence and he threw in his lot with the Oda next.
Although he managed to win a decisive battle, the separate peace that Nobukatsu himself concluded with Hideyoshi left him without any reason for fighting and a truce was signed by the year end.
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 Niten Ichiryu manual sample page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Twelve years after Nagashino, at Coutras in France, Henry IV of England won the day using 300 men armed with pistols and squads of 25 gunners.
This battle resulted in the largest loss of men to that date in the French civil war with somewhat less than 3000 dead.
At Sekigahara Tokugawa fought the forces under Ishida Mitsunari in a battle that involved quite a bit of prior seige work at various castles to control the main roads.
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 Nagashino 1575: Slaughter at the Barricades (Campaign , Vol 60)
His book on Nagashino battle is probably a demonstration of what Dr. Turnbull does the best - case study.
During Nagashino Oda Nobunaga introduced volley arquebus fire, which forever changed the samurai warfare burying the old school of cavalry charge (Takeda army was famous for its cavalry attacks) of elite mounted warriors.
The impact of Nagashino was felt by samurai commanders through Sekigahara.
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 Historical Background
There was some resistance to the use of the weapons by some more noble daimyo but, very soon, every army was armed with guns and where using them in the vanguard of their armies (as opposed to mounted Samurai, see below).
Anybody interested in the above should research the battle of Nagashino, 1575, which pitted Nobunaga Oda against Takeda Katsuyori and saw the famous Takeda's Samurai Cavalry destroyed by Ashigaru (see below) carrying firearms.
There was to be a few of more battles fought until the period official came to an end after the Summer Battle of Osaka in 1615 when Hideyoshi's son, Hideyori, was to commit Seppuku, therefore leaving the Shogunate with no rival strong enough, military or right-wise, to challenge its hegemony.
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 E-Budo.com - Sanada-han history/ Sanada-ryu
Though their army was very small, they won many battles in which they were outnumbered.
In the battle of Sekigahara in 1600, he followed Ishida Mitsunari to fight against Ieyasu.
This battle is known as the Summer Campaign of Osaka castle.
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 Military Art Prints
The battle began at first light with the allies forming up in 8 columns preparing to advance.
The Macedonian army lost 980 men and this was the last battle of the Asian conquest as Alexander's army rebelled and refused to go further.
The Battle of Marathon 490 BC during the Persian Greek Wars.
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 The Williams Trivia Contest : War Hour Bonus Answers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The battle of Nagashino in 1575 was the first battle in Japanese history-- and the last for another 250 years-- to feature this military tactic.
She was the single dissenter in the House on the vote to declare war on Japan after Pearl Harbor (388-1).
The wrapping was a copy of Robert E Lee's battle plans; McClellan could have destroyed his army then and there.
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 Sanada Masayuki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However, during the Battle of Nagashino of 1575, both of Masayuki's elder brothers, Nobutsuna and Masateru, were killed.
In 1589, Sanada retainers had disputes with the Hojo clan, which eventually led to the fall of the clan by Toyotomi Hideyoshi's invading armies.
This was the Second Battle of Ueda Castle, and whilst it was not exactly a victory, Masayuki was able to deliver a heavy blow on Hidetada and delay his forces for long enough that they were unable to show up at the main battlefield on time.
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