Sekigahara 1600: The final struggle for power (Campaign)
Osprey's crusade identify for Sekigahara (1600), which used to be the main decisive conflict in eastern historical past. Fought opposed to the ritualised and vibrant backdrop of Samurai lifestyles, it used to be the fruits of a long-standing strength fight among Tokugawa Ieyasu and Hashiba Hideyoshi, of the main strong males in Japan. Armies of the 2 facets met at the simple of Sekigahara on 21 October 1600, in thick fog and deep dust. by way of the tip of the day 40,000 heads have been taken and Ieyasu was once grasp of Japan. inside of 3 years the Emperor may supply him the name he sought – Shogun. This identify describes the crusade major as much as this nice conflict and examines Sekigahara, together with the forces and personalities of the 2 significant aspects and that of the turncoat Kobayakawa Hideaki.