- Battle of Temmokuzan
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Temmokuzan
Kai Province, Japan
result=Takeda forces wiped out
Tokugawa Ieyasuand Oda Nobunaga
Tokugawa Ieyasu, Oda Nobunaga
casualties2=Entire army destroyed, Katsuyori commits suicide.
1582nihongo|Battle of Temmokuzan|天目山の戦い|Temmokuzan no Tatakai in Japan, also known as the Battle of Toriibata, is regarded as the last stand of the Takeda family. This was the final attempt by Takeda Katsuyorito resist the combined forces of Tokugawa Ieyasuand Oda Nobunaga, who had been campaigning against him for some time.
In his bid to hide from his pursuers, Katsuyori burned his castle at Shinpujō and fled into the mountains, to another Takeda stronghold, called Iwadono, and held by
Oyamada Nobushige, an old Takeda retainer. Katsuyori was denied entry by Oyamada, and committed suicide while his army held off their pursuers.
*Turnbull, Stephen (1998). 'The Samurai Sourcebook'. London: Cassell & Co.
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