Second battle of Azukizaka, 1564

In this battle in Japan the famous samurai general Tokugawa Ieyasu fought the local Ikko-ikki. As he often did he led from the front and took a decisive part in the personal combat, during which he was hit by several bullets which were slowed by his armour and logged in his under garments.
How to cite this article: Dugdale-Pointon, Tristan (26 February 2006), Second Battle of Azukizaka, 1564,

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