Accession Number:

ADA003029

Title:

The Battle for Leyte Gulf. October 1944. Strategical and Tactical Analysis. Volume III. Operations from 0000 October 20th (D-day) until 1042 October 23rd

Descriptive Note:

Battle evaluation rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1957-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1102.0

Abstract:

Volume 3 in the analysis of the operations conducted in the Battle for Leyte Gulf comprises the chronological record of the Allied and Japanese actions from 20-23 October, during which the Southwest Pacific Area forces, supported by Pacific Ocean Area forces, captured footholds in the Leyte Gulf region of the Philippines. The prior phases dealt with in Volumes 1 and 2 are essential to a comprehension of these later developments in the course of the battle.

Subject Categories:

  • Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE