Siege of Toyama

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Siege of Toyama
Part of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's supremacy
Date August 1585
Location Etchu province
Result Toyotomi victory
Belligerents
Toyotomi forces Sassa Narimasa's forces
Commanders and leaders
Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Maeda Toshiie Sassa Narimasa
Strength
100,000 (speculation) 20,000 (speculation)

The Siege of Toyama was a battle during the Azuchi-Momoyama period (16th century) of Japan.

During the late summer of August 1585, Toyotomi Hideyoshi had led his army of around 100,000 soldiers against Sassa Narimasa, one of his former allies many years back. Within the siege of Toyama, Toyotomi senior commander Maeda Toshiie would elaborate well on his abilities while playing a very prominent role within the overall attack. In the end, however, Narimasa's defense was shattered, thus allowing the Toyotomi supremacy over Etchu province.

References[edit]

The Samurai Sourcebook