The Battle of Leyte Gulf occurred between 23-26 October 1944. It was the largest naval battle of the Second World War and it involved combined American and Australian naval and air forces against Japanese forces. It resulted in the crippling of the Japanese Imperial Navy and eventually the Allied control of the Philippine Islands.

This Vintage Map Shows the 'Greatest Battle in the History of Naval Warfare'

The Battle of Leyte Gulf occurred between October It was the largest naval battle of the Second World War and it involved combined American and Australian naval and air forces against Japanese forces. It resulted in the crippling of the Japane

American soldiers take cover from fire of a Japanese machine gun in the Philippines during World War II (November 1944). The troops are part of the first wave to land on Leyte Island in the Philippine invasion.

American soldiers take cover from fire of a Japanese machine gun in the Philippines during World War II (November 1944). The troops are part of the first wave to land on Leyte Island in the Philippine invasion.

The Battle Off Samar - Taffy III at Leyte Gulf

The Battle Off Samar - Taffy III at Leyte Gulf

nice - Southern Leyte Tourist Destinations

nice - Southern Leyte Tourist Destinations

Rod Serling (1924-75) PVT USA Airborne ’43-46 WW II. Enlisted and served in…

Rod Serling Best known for writing TV series “Twilight Zone”

Have a look at the beach snorkeling in Tagaan Beach in Southern Leyte in the the Philippines. #snorkeling #leyte https://www.survivetravel.com/snorkeling-in-tankaan-beach-padre-burgos Snorkeling tips, snorkeling pictures, snorkeling philippines, Philippines, Travel philippines PIN THIS FOR LATER!

Snorkeling in Tankaan Beach, Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte

Have a look at the beach snorkeling in Tagaan Beach in Southern Leyte in the the Philippines. #snorkeling #leyte https://www.survivetravel.com/snorkeling-in-tankaan-beach-padre-burgos Snorkeling tips, snorkeling pictures, snorkeling philippines, Philippines, Travel philippines PIN THIS FOR LATER!

The Battle of Leyte Gulf formerly known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II.

The Battle of Leyte Gulf formerly known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II.

WW II LEYTE OKINAWA  JAPANESE BAYONET NAGOYA ARSENAL MARK WITH SCABBARD

Ww ii leyte okinawa japanese bayonet nagoya arsenal mark with scabbard

WW II LEYTE OKINAWA JAPANESE BAYONET NAGOYA ARSENAL MARK WITH SCABBARD

"Beach Head-Leyte 1944" 1/35 scale diorama by Terence Young

"Beach Head-Leyte 1944" 1/35 scale diorama by Terence Young

Battle for Leyte Gulf : The Incredible Story of World War II's Largest Naval Battle (New) (Paperback)

Battle for Leyte Gulf : The Incredible Story of World War II's Largest Naval Battle (New) (Paperback)

Ex-Southern Leyte mayor charged with graft for failing to reinstate aide

Ex-Southern Leyte mayor charged with graft for failing to reinstate aide

Frank Sutton (1923-1974) USA WW II. Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor. Is said to have earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Best remembered for his role as Marine Gunnery Sgt. & Drill Instructor Vince Carter in the TV series “Gomer Pyle, USMC”. Ironically, Sutton tried to join the Marine Corps but couldn’t pass the physical, though he later earned a Black Belt in judo.

Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor.Honors: Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

"Beach Head-Leyte 1944" 1/35 scale diorama by Terence Young

"Beach Head-Leyte 1944" 1/35 scale diorama by Terence Young

"Beach Head-Leyte 1944" 1/35 scale diorama by Terence Young

"Beach Head-Leyte 1944" 1/35 scale diorama by Terence Young

American soldiers take cover from fire of a Japanese machine gun in the Philippines during World War II (November 1944). The troops are part of the first wave to land on Leyte Island in the Philippine invasion. http://wrhstol.com/2mDyoFy

American soldiers take cover from fire of a Japanese machine gun in the Philippines during World War II (November 1944). The troops are part of the first wave to land on Leyte Island in the Philippine invasion. http://wrhstol.com/2mDyoFy

Gen. MacArthur landing in Leyte Beach to liberate the Philippines from Japanese Occupation, Oct 1944.

Gen. MacArthur landing in Leyte Beach to liberate the Philippines from Japanese Occupation, Oct 1944.

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