Battle of Leyte Gulf (22 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.4.3: Philippine Writing and Culture.

Context

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.

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 05 December 2016.]