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Leyte Gulf 1944 : the world's greatest sea battle

Author: Bernard Ireland; Howard Gerrard
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing Ltd., 2006
Series: Campaign, 163
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beskrivelse af 2. Verdenskrigs største søslag, slaget om Leytebugten i 1944, som blev udkæmpet mellem den amerikanske og den japanske flåde i farvandet omkring de filippinske øer Leyte og Samar i perioden fra d. 23. til d. 26. oktober, og som endte med en afgørende amerikansk sejr. Bogen beskriver de to siders styrker, øverstkommanderende og strategier såvel som slagets gang.
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Named Person: William F Halsey Jr
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Ireland; Howard Gerrard
ISBN: 9781841769783 1841769789
OCLC Number: 475193960
Description: 96 sider : ovs.:bibl.:tab.:ill.:kort.:fig.:kron.
Series Title: Campaign, 163

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Described as the 'greatest sea battle of all', the battle of Leyte Gulf comprised three major naval engagements at Samar, Cape Engano and Surigao Strait. Experienced naval historian Bernard Ireland  Read more...

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Leyte Gulf 1944 is a summary of this campaign, and includes aids such as a chronology, organizational charts, color maps, and diagrams of various engagements. "Doug Bister, Military Trader Magazine" Read more...

 
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