Battle of Chương Dương

The Battle of Chương Dương (1285) was fought between joint Cham–Vietnamese forces led by Prince Trần Quốc Tuấn and Duke Trần Quang Khải against the Mongol-led Yuan force under the Mongol general Sogetu in late June 1285.[2] The battle took place at the Chương Dương port (modern-day Thường Tín District, Hanoi) on the Red River. Most of the Yuan warships were burned and sunk while Sogetu was killed in battle.[3]

Battle of Chương Dương (1285)
Part of the Second Mongol–Vietnamese War
Date24 June 1285
Chương Dương, Thường Tín District, Hanoi
20°52′17″N 105°51′52″E / 20.871470°N 105.864399°E / 20.871470; 105.864399
Result Decisive Cham and Vietnamese victory
Đại Việt
Yuan dynasty
Commanders and leaders
Prince Trần Quốc Tuấn
Trần Quang Khải[1]

References edit

  1. ^ Taylor, K.W. (2013). A History of the Vietnamese. Cambridge University Press. p. 135. ISBN 978-0521699150.
  2. ^ Lo, Jung-pang (2012). Elleman, Bruce A. (ed.). China as a Sea Power, 1127-1368: A Preliminary Survey of the Maritime Expansion and Naval Exploits of the Chinese People During the Southern Song and Yuan Periods. Singapore: NUS Press. p. 295.
    - Anderson, James A. (2014). "Man and Mongols: the Dali and Đại Việt Kingdoms in the Face of the Northern Invasions". In Anderson, James A.; Whitmore, John K. (eds.). China's Encounters on the South and Southwest: Reforging the Fiery Frontier Over Two Millennia. United States: Brills. p. 127. ISBN 978-9-004-28248-3.
  3. ^ Hà, Văn Tấn; Phạm, Thị Tâm (1972). "III: Cuộc kháng chiến lần thứ nhất" [III: The First Resistance War]. Cuộc kháng chiến chống xâm lược Nguyên Mông thế kỉ XIII [The resistance against the Mongol invasion in the 13th century] (in Vietnamese). People's Army Publishing House. p. 251.