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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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