Fierce winds and crashing waves attackedThe small Japanese boats were able to find shelter but the large, anchored Mongol ships weren’t able to do this. Hundreds of Mongol ships were either damaged or sunk and 15,000 men were drowned.
The second Mongol Invasion happened in 1281. The Northern Mongol Fleet left from Korea with 900 ships and 40,000 soldiers. The Southern Mongol Fleet left from China with 3500 ships and 100,000 soldiers.
The Second Battle of Hakata Bay took place. It began with the Japanese defenders and the Northern Fleet before the Southern Fleet arrived.
Once again, fierce winds and crashing waves attacked, causing the destruction of 4000 ships and the drowning of 70,000 men.