Accession Number:

ADA003028

Title:

The Battle for Leyte Gulf. October 1944. Strategical and Tactical Analysis. Volume II. Operations from 0719 October 17th until October 20th (D- Day)

Descriptive Note:

Battle evaluation rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1955-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

554.0

Abstract:

This second volume in the chronology of the Battle for Leyte Gulf follows immediately upon the preliminary stages covered in Volume I, a study of which is vital to an understanding of these later developments. It focuses on the operations of the Seventh Fleet advance forces in Leyte Gulf preceding D-Day and on the Japanese responses to these moves. The Allied offensive and Japanese defensive missions are defined and their implementation described in detail. Diagrams and explanatory records of events depicted therein follow the main text.

Subject Categories:

  • Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE