1281/5/3 : Attack on Tsushima
Rebuilt Mongol force of 40,000 men leaves Koryô and attacks Tsushima and Iki. These forces are supposed to join troops from China at Iki.
1281/6/6 : Landing at Hakata
In violation of orders, the fleet leaves Iki and attacks Hakata. Driven back by stone barricades, they are forced to land at Shiganoshima. Japanese forces attack the fleet in small, maneuverable boats. Mongol invasion of Japan: stone barricades Parts of the barricades erected to defend Hakata against the Mongol invasion are still standing
Driven back from Shigano-shima, the Eastern fleet retreats to Iki and then to Hirado
Chinese fleet (100,000 men) and Eastern fleet finally assemble at Hirado and begin plans for joint attack.
En route to Hakata, the joint Mongol fleet stops at Takashima. Japanese forces attack, but are repulsed.
Huge storm destoys Mongol forces. Remnants limp back to Koryô.