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Siege of Shimoda
Part of the Sengoku period
DateMay - August 1590
LocationShimoda fortress, Izu Province, Japan
Result Siege succeeds; Toyotomi Hideyoshi victory
forces of Toyotomi Hideyoshi Hōjō clan army
Commanders and leaders
Chōsokabe Motochika
Katō Yoshiaki
Kuki Yoshitaka
Ankokuji Ekei
14,000 men 600 men
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The siege of Shimoda was a naval siege conducted against a coastal Hōjō fortress in Izu Province. This was concurrent with the larger siege of Odawara, and though the commanders of the besieging force were among Hideyoshi's greatest generals, they were held off by a mere 600 defenders for four months.


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