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Campaigns of the Takeda clan

The Takeda clan (武田氏 Takeda-shi?) was a Japanese clan active from the late Heian Period (794 – 1185) until the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1603. The clan was historically based in Kai Province ...

G31 NAGASHINO 1575 AD (Takeda Left Attack)

... huge melee. Although Yamagata Masakage was skilled in combat, which was also proved this day, he was no match for a hail of bullets, which shot him from his horse. At this point in the battle Takeda Katsuyori ...

G30 NAGASHINO 1575 AD (Takeda Right Attack)

... Takeda were forced to retire and the siege was lifted. The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. Can you change history?   6 12 3 9 4   ...

G29 NAGASHINO 1575 AD (Takeda Center Attack)

HISTORY DETAILS Even though Takeda Katsuyori was faced with a numerically superior force, Katsuyori, over the objections of his veteran commanders, opted to attack. Wary of the Takeda cavalry charge, Oda ...

G02 ARITA CASTLE 1517 AD (Phase 1 - Takeda Vanguard)

HISTORY DETAILS When the head of the Mori Clan died suddenly, Takeda Motoshige saw the opportunity to advance into Mori territory and captured Arita Castle. Provoked into action, Motonari, just a young ...

G28 NAGASHINO 1575AD (Battle Overview)

HISTORY DETAILS In the summer of 1575. Takeda Katsuyori led his army into the Tokugawa domain and besieged Nagashino Castle. Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu led a combined army to relieve the siege. They ...

G26 THE RAVINE NEAR SAIGADAKE 1572 AD

HISTORY DETAILS After his retreat to Hamamatsu castle, the Takeda army leaders suspected a trick and did not attack the castle, when they saw the open castle gate, light of the fires and heard the Tokugawa ...

G25 MIKATA-GA-HARA 1572 AD

HISTORY DETAILS By 1572 Takeda Shingen was at the height of his power largely due to his superb Samurai cavalry. Although Tokugawa Ieyasu was not his greatest threat, Ieyasu would not grant the Takeda ...

G20 MIMASETOGE 1569 AD

HISTORY DETAILS Catching the Hojo totally unprepared, the Takeda invasion was swift and the Hojo base at Odawarra was surrounded. The enemy, however, refused to fight outside the fortress and Takeda Shingen, ...

G14 FOURTH KAWANAKAJIMA 1561 AD (Phase 2 - Yamamoto Kansuke Charge)

... moved forward. While the Takeda units, deployed in a “Crane Wing” formation and could not bring units forward as quickly. Yamamoto Kansuke, seeing his army being pushed back, realized that “Operation Woodpecker” ...

G03 ARITA CASTLE 1517 AD (Phase 2 - Matauchi River)

HISTORY DETAILS Takeda Motoshige, learning of the fate of Motonao, marched to the Matauchi River and found Motonari and his allies on the opposite bank. Although outnumbered, Motonari decided to attack ...

MM03 Battle of Mimasetōge Pass, 1569

Battle of Mimasetōge Pass, 1569 The battle of Mimasetōge took place in 1569, as the forces of Takeda Shingen withdrew from repeated failed sieges of the Hōjō clan's Odawara Castle in the Kanagawa Prefecture ...

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... 1561 - phase 5 Takeda Pincer Attack (page 6) o The Uesugi Samurai Cavalry unit symbol in the center of the Uesugi line should actually be a Samurai Infantry unit symbol and the Takeda Samurai Cavalry unit ...

002 Fourth Kawanakajima (1561) Phase 1

... three battles were willing to commit and therefore resulted in indecisive encounters.  In 1561, Uesugi Kenshin marched to Kawanakajima determined to bring the fight to Takeda Shingen for a final and decisive ...

003 Fourth Kawanakajima (1561) Phase 2

... units to be replaced by fresh troops as the forces moved forward. While the Takeda units, deployed in a “Crane Wing” formation and could not bring units forward as quickly. Yamamoto Kansuke, seeing his ...