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Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944

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Topical headingLeyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944
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Variant(s)Cape Engano, Battle of, Philippines, 1944
Philippine Sea, 2nd Battle of the, Philippines, 1944 (October 23-26)
Philippine Sea, Battles of the, 1944
Samar, Battle of, Philippines, 1944
Surigao Strait, Battle of, Philippines, 1944
See alsoWorld War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines
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Found inAlmanac of WWII, 1986.
Britannica Micro.
Harbottle, T. Dict. of battles, 1971 (Leyte Gulf; "A complex battle made up of three separate engagements ... Surigao Strait, Cape Engano, and Samar")
Oxford companion to WWII, 1995.
Reader's Guide, July '43-April '45 (Philippine Sea, Second battle of, October 1944, see Leyte, Battle of, 1944)
U.S. Navy at war: 1941-1945, 1946: p. 120 (Battle for Leyte Gulf; "Between 23 and 26 October a series of major surface and air engagements took place ... These engagements, which have been designated the Battle for Leyte Gulf, culminated in three almost simultaneous naval actions, the Battle of Surigao Strait, the Battle off Samar, and the Battle off Cape Engaño")
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