Created by Tom Horn on 15 Oct 2009, Last Update on 15 Oct 2009

Leyte Gulf - 23 Oct 1944

Largest battle in the history of naval warfare. After US troops invaded Leyte island ,as part of a strategy aimed at isolating Japan from the countries it had occupied in SE Asia, Japan mobilized nearly all it's vesels in an attempt to defeat the invasion.

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Tags : United States,Japan,Australia,Naval,Aerial,Pacific,Combat

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