List of Japanese battles


List of Japanese battles

The following is a list of Japanese battles, organised by date.

Pre-History

Jōmon Period

Yayoi Period

Ancient/Classical Japan

Yamato Period

* Isshi Incident (645)
* Jinshin War (672)

Nara Period

Heian Period

* Hōgen Rebellion (1156)
* Heiji Rebellion (1159)
* Genpei War (1180)
* Battle of Sunomatagawa (1181)

Feudal Japan

Kamakura Period

*Jōkyū War (1221)
*Mongol Invasions of Japan (1274 & 1281)
*Genkō War (1333)

Muromachi Period

* Ōnin War (1467-1477)

Azuchi-Momoyama Period

* Battle of Uedahara (1548)
* Battle of Kaizu (1552)
* Battles of Kawanakajima (1553, 1555, 1557, 1561, 1564)
* Battle of Ino (1555)
* Battle of Nagaragawa (1556)
* Battle of Ukino (1558)
* Siege of Terabe (1558)
* Battle of Norada (1560)
* Siege of Marune (1560)
* Battle of Okehazama (1560)
* Battle of Anegawa (1570)
* Siege of Enryakuji (1571)
* Sieges of Nagashima (1571, 1573, 1574)
* Battle of Mikatagahara (1572)
* Siege of Odani (1573)
* Sieges of Taketenjin (1574, 1580-1581)
* Battle of Nagashino (1575)
* Battle of Tedorigawa (1577)
* Battle of Mimigawa (1578)
* Siege of Miki (1578-1580)
* Siege of Matsukura (1582)
* Siege of Takamatsu (1582)
* Battle of Yamazaki (1582)
* Battle of Uchidehama (1582)
* Battle of Komaki and Nagakute (1584)
* Siege of Odawara (1590)
* Seven-Year War (1592-1598)
* Battle of Bunroku (1592-1593)
* Battle of Keicho (1597-1598)
* Battle of Gifu Castle (1600)
* Battle of Sekigahara (1600)
* Siege of Osaka (1614-1615)

Edo Period

* Boshin War (1868-1869)
* Siege of Goryokaku (1869)

Modern Period

Meiji Period

* Satsuma Rebellion (1877)
* Battle of Yalu River (1894)
* Battle of Port Arthur (1904)
* Battle of Yalu River (1904)
* Battle of the Yellow Sea (1904)
* Battle of Nanshan (1904)
* Battle of Shantung (1904)
* Battle of Dairen (1904)
* Battle of Liaoyang (1904)
* Battle of Tsushima (1905)
* Battle of Mukden (1905)

Taisho Period

World War I

Showa Period

* Marco Polo Bridge Incident (1937)
* Battle of Shanghai (1937)
* Battle of Pingxingguan (1937)
* Battle of Nanjing (1937)
* Battle of Taiyuan (1937)
* Battle of Xuzhou (1937)
* Battle of Taierzhuang (1938)
* Battle of Halhin Gol (Nomonhan Incident) (1939)
* Battle of Changsha 1939 (1939)
* Hundred Regiments Offensive (1940)
* Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)
* Battle of Singapore (1941)
* Battle of the Java Sea
* Battle of the Coral Sea (1942)
* Battle of Midway (1942)
* Battle of the Eastern Solomons (1942)
* Battle of Savo Island (1942)
* Battle of Milne Bay (1942)
* Battle of Tassafaronga (1942)
* Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands (1942)
* Battle of Guadalcanal (1942-1943)
* Battle of the Bismarck Sea (1943)
* Battle of the Komandorski Islands (1943)
* Battle of Tarawa (1943)
* Battle of Empress Augusta Bay (1943)
* Battle of Leyte Gulf (1944)
* Battle of Imphal(1944)
* Battle of Leyte (1944)
* Battle of the Philippine Sea
* Battle of Peleliu (1944)
* Battle of Iwo Jima (1945)
* Battle of Okinawa (1945)
* Operation Ten-Go (1945)
* Operation August Storm (1945)

Heisei Period

ee also

* Military history of Japan
* Battles of the Imperial Japanese Navy


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