Battle of Leyte Gulf

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Historical Context Note

The largest naval battle in history: 166 U.S. ships and 1280 planes destroy five Japanese aircraft carriers, four battleships, 14 cruisers, and 43 other ships.

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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Leyte Gulf". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=3131, accessed 23 August 2014.]