This week I promise we’ll actually get to the 1274 invasion. But first, how were the samurai who defended Japan organized, and what weapons did they use?
Listen to the episode here.
Turnbull, Stephen. The Mongol Invasions of Japan of 1274-1281.
Conlan, Thomas D. In Little Need of Divine Intervention: Takezaki Suenaga’s Scrolls of the Mongol Invasions of Japan.
May, Timothy. The Mongol Conquests in World History.