Leyte: June 1944-January 1945

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Leyte: June 1944-January 1945

By Samuel Eliot Morison
Atlantic (Little, Brown), 1958
445 pp. $6.50

The twelfth volume in Admiral Morison's vast "History of United States Naval Operations in World War II" culminates in the battle for Leyte Gulf, October 24-25, 1944, which the author considers the greatest naval battle of all time. In this huge operation 216 American, 2 Australian and 64 Japanese ships were engaged.

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