WWII: Pacific Theater > Battle of Leyte Gulf

1944-10-23 -- 1944-10-26

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    Battle of Leyte Gulf by Thomas J. Cutler

The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written.

Year: 1994
Genre: Battle of Leyte GulfUS Navy

    The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors by James D. Hornfischer

"This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can." -- Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland. James D. Hornfischer paints an unprecedented portrait of the Battle off Samar, a naval engagement unlike any other in U.S. history--and captures with unforgettable intensity the men, the strategies, and the sacrifices that turned certain defeat into a legendary victory.

Year: 2004
Genre: Battle of Leyte Gulf

    The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Last Fleet Action by H. P. Willmott

The Battle of Leyte Gulf was the greatest naval engagement in history. The battle was four separate actions, none of which were fought in the Gulf itself, and the result was the destruction of Japanese naval power in the Pacific. This careful interrogation of the accounts of the last fleet action is a significant contribution to military history.

Year: 2005
Genre: Battle of Leyte Gulf

    Tidal Wave by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

From best-selling author Thomas McKelvey Cleaver, Tidal Wave combines expert research and first-person accounts to tell the story of the naval campaigns in the Pacific from the victory at Leyte Gulf to the end of the war--a period in which the US Navy would fight harder for survival than ever before.

Year: 2018
Genre: Battle of Leyte Gulf

    The Battle of Leyte Gulf at 75: A Retrospective by Thomas J. Cutler

Marked by awe-inspiring heroism, failed intelligence, brilliant deception, flawed strategy, effective tactical planning, great controversies, and a host of lessons learned, this gargantuan battle involved hundreds of ships, included nearly 200,000 participants, spanned more than 100,000 square miles, and resulted in the deaths of thousands of sailors from both sides.

Year: 2019
Genre: Battle of Leyte Gulf

 

 

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1994Battle of Leyte Gulf by Thomas J. Cutler US Navy, Non-Fiction
23-26 October 1944
2004The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors by James D. Hornfischer Non-Fiction
2005The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Last Fleet Action by H. P. Willmott Non-Fiction
2018Tidal Wave by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver Non-Fiction
From Leyte Gulf to Tokyo Bay
2019The Battle of Leyte Gulf at 75: A Retrospective by Thomas J. Cutler Non-Fiction

 

 

 


 

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