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Leyte Gulf 1944: The world?s greatest sea battle (Campaign), Ireland, Bernard
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Author Name:    Ireland, Bernard

Title:   Leyte Gulf 1944: The world?s greatest sea battle (Campaign)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Osprey Publishing 

ISBN Number:   1841769789 / 9781841769783

Seller ID:   ING9781841769783

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Leyte Gulf was a key victory for the United States during World War II (1939-1945): its scale dwarfed previous sea conflicts and its result created an opportunity for the US forces to invade the Philippines. Four different battles - Leyte, Samar, Cape Engano and the Surigao Strait - occurred almost simultaneously as part of a Japanese plan to claim a Trafalgar-style victory over US forces. Yet they were defeated in the battles on the surface, under the sea and in the air. This highly-accessible book describes the conflict's interweaving battles and the personalities of the commanders involved in what has been called 'the greatest sea battle of all'.

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