Siege of Kanegasaki (1570)
|Siege of Kanegasaki (1570)|
|Part of the Sengoku period|
|forces of Oda Nobunaga||Kanegasaki garrison|
|Commanders and leaders|
The 1570 Siege of Kanegasaki (金ヶ崎の戦い Kanegasaki no Tatakai?) took place during Oda Nobunaga's struggle against the Asakura clan in Echizen province. Kinoshita Hideyoshi, one of Nobunaga's chief generals, led the attack on the fortress. After its fall, Nobunaga's army fought a celebrated retreat from Echizen.
- Turnbull, Stephen (1998). 'The Samurai Sourcebook'. London: Cassell & Co.
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