The Battle of Leyte Gulf 23-26 October 1944 by Thomas J. Cutler

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This riveting, blow-by-blow account recounts the dramatic story of the fiercest naval battle in the history of warfare--the U.S.-Japanese conflict at Leyte Gulf. Published on the 50th anniversary of the event, this riveting history presents the true, inside story of the military loss that sounded the death knell for the Japanese Navy.
 

About Thomas J. Cutler

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THOMAS J. CUTLER, winner of the Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Naval Literature, is the author of the current edition of "The Bluejacket's Manual" and has several other books to his credit, including "Brown Water, Black Berets", and "The Battle of Leyte Gulf".
 
Published July 1, 1994 by Harpercollins. 343 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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In the event, uncoordinated Japanese attacks (most notably, the destructive kamikaze attacks that were the first use of suicide fliers against American ships during the war) against an outnumbered American adversary resulted in a battle that was hugely costly on both sides, but that did not stop ...

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Cutler, professor of strategy at the U.S. Naval War College, relates the epic WW II engagement in the Philippines in which the Japanese Navy nearly prevented Gen.

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