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The battle of Leyte Gulf : the last fleet action

Author: H P Willmott
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2005.
Series: Twentieth-Century Battles.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Battle of Leyte Gulf - which in fact was four separate actions, none of which were fought in the Gulf itself - was the greatest naval battle in history. This book offers comprehensive account of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H P Willmott
ISBN: 0253345286 9780253345288
OCLC Number: 750764424
Description: XII, 398, [1] s., [8] s. tabl. ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of MapsList of TablesAcknowledgments1. The Nature of War and Victory2. The Option of Difficulties: The American Situation in the Aftermath of the Victory in the Philippine Sea3. The Search for Solutions: The Japanese Situation in the Aftermath of Defeat in the Philippine Sea4. Preliminaries: 6-18 October 19445. Advance and Contact, 18-24 October 19446. The Great Day of Wrath: 25 October 19447. The Naval Battle for the Philippines: The Postscript, 26 October-30 November 19448. To Pause and Consider: Blame, Responsibility, and the Verdict of History.AppendixesNotesPrimary SourcesSecondary SourcesIndex
Series Title: Twentieth-Century Battles.
Responsibility: H. P. Willmott.

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