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Leyte

Samuel Eliot Morison

Leyte

June 1944-January 1945

by Samuel Eliot Morison

  • 252 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Leyte Island,
  • Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Samuel Eliot Morison
    SeriesHistory of United States naval operations in World War II -- v. 12, History of United States naval operations in World War II -- v. 12
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 445 p. :
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17844198M

    He’s still a fighting admiral in my book.” Final Thoughts. Why isn’t Leyte as well-known to the American public today as other Pacific battles such as Midway, Guadalcanal or Iwo Jima? It’s difficult to say. Perhaps because by then large fights, both in the Pacific and Europe, were the norm, and the public was getting used to victories Author: Brad Schaeffer.


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