Chinese army vs Japanese pirates in 1557 [Eng Sub] 戚继光岑港战倭寇Tony wyaad October 1, 2019 100 Comments
Year 36 of the Jiajing Emperor, AD 1557. Wokou (Japanese raiders) scourged the land and pirates thrived. Zhoushan once again became the lair of the wokou. Leader of the Wufeng pirate fleet, Wang Zhi, was entrapped and executed by the imperial court. His successor Wang Ao built the HQ in the strategically located Cengang,
(Nagatani, leader of the wokou) and openly defied the authority of the Ming-government. The commander of Zhejiang military Yu Dayou led his forces to assault Cengang for almost a year, without any success. Change formation! First team attack! Retreat! Yu Dayou’s prolonged lack of progress angered the imperial court. The cabinet ordered general Qi Jiguang of the Ningbo, Shaoxing and Taizhou garrison to immediately reinforce the assaults on Cengang. From the time of receiving the decree, he had one month to seize Cengang. Stop! What are you afraid of? The more afraid the quicker you die! Remember, first of all Never let the wokou close in on you. Second, long-reach weapons should complement short ones. Again! General Qi, What’s wrong? Their Butterfly Formation is too powerful! Before wokou’s illusions we can’t open our eyes. Nonsense! Bring me a spear! Again! Stop! Continue! Again. (one month later) Stop. Fall back. Officers and men, as you can see, wokou’s katana can’t even get near you. Use these Langxian (wolf pike) to keep the katana at bay. Everyone else in the back then go in for the kill. If one man is not enough, then we put our strengths together. Langxian (wolf pike) beats wokou’s katana. Fighting together beats wokou’s Butterfly Formation. As long as we fight as one, this battle will definitely crush the wokou’s spirit! Great! Great! Langxian (wolf pike) troopers, form up! Form up! Charge! Charge! First team attack! (Command Yu’s reserve troops on standby) (Wokou’s reserve troops observing) Everybody attack! Break wokou’s Butterfly Formation! Everyone charge the enemy! Charge! Attack! (Wokou’s reserve troops joining the battle) (Commander Yu joins the battle) Well done! (Wang Ao, leader of the Wufeng pirate fleet) Fall back! Are we not gonna hold them back? – Now we can’t! Back to the last defense line! Fall back! Charge! Shield troopers, advance! – Affirmative! Rolling logs! Archers, cover them! – Affirmative! Report! Captain, Nagatani-sama’s order. I brought his sword as proof. The fleet has arrived, Nagatani-sama is already onboard. You two must follow me. No can’t do, Wang Ao hasn’t returned, he may still be alive. He’s just our lap dog, forget it. Are we giving up our turfs now? Are you defying orders now?! Hurry up! Let’s go! Go go go! Everyone charge! – Charge! Qi Jiguang you fought well! Commander Yu, Qi is young and frivolous. Wherever I offended you, I hope you don’t mind and please forgive me. A good soldier gotta be brash! It’s a great fortune for our dynasty to have young men like you!
Zhejiang got Qi Jiguang! Qi Jiguang! Qi Jiguang! Qi Jiguang! Qi Jiguang!
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