Minamoto no Yoshinaka made his final stand at Awazu, after fleeing from his cousins' armies, which confronted him after he attacked Kyoto, burning the Hōjūjiden, and kidnapping Emperor Go-Shirakawa. During the pursuit he was joined by his foster brother Imai Kanehira.During the battle, they fought valiantly, holding off Noriyori's large force of thousands of men for a time. However, in the end, they both died.Yoshinaka was struck dead by an arrow when his horse became mired in a paddy field.

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  • Minamoto no Yoshinaka made his final stand at Awazu, after fleeing from his cousins' armies, which confronted him after he attacked Kyoto, burning the Hōjūjiden, and kidnapping Emperor Go-Shirakawa. During the pursuit he was joined by his foster brother Imai Kanehira.During the battle, they fought valiantly, holding off Noriyori's large force of thousands of men for a time. However, in the end, they both died.Yoshinaka was struck dead by an arrow when his horse became mired in a paddy field. Kanehira committed suicide by leaping off his horse while holding his sword in his mouth. (en)
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  • Tomoe Gozen defeats Uchida Ieyoshi and Hatakeyama Shigetada. (en)
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  • Minamoto no Yoshinaka made his final stand at Awazu, after fleeing from his cousins' armies, which confronted him after he attacked Kyoto, burning the Hōjūjiden, and kidnapping Emperor Go-Shirakawa. During the pursuit he was joined by his foster brother Imai Kanehira.During the battle, they fought valiantly, holding off Noriyori's large force of thousands of men for a time. However, in the end, they both died.Yoshinaka was struck dead by an arrow when his horse became mired in a paddy field. (en)
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