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Shimonoseki Campaign- Japan

Unit/ Formation: Royal Marines


Location: Japan


Period/ Conflict: Shimonoseki Campaign


Year: 1863


Date/s: 20 July – 14 August 1863, 5–6 September 1864


Capture of the Choshu battery at Shimonoseki by British sailors and marines, 1864

The Shimonoseki Campaign was a series of military engagements in 1863 and 1864, fought to control Shimonoseki Straits of Japan by joint naval forces from Great Britain, France, the Netherlands and the United States, against the Japanese feudal domain of Chōshū, which took place off and on the coast of Shimonoseki, Japan. Read More/ Web Link: Wikipedia


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