New PDF release: Leyte 1944: Return to the Philippines (Campaign)

By Clayton Chun,Giuseppe Rava

The lack of the Philippines in 1942 used to be the worst defeat in American army heritage. normal Douglas MacArthur, the 'Lion of Luzon', was once evacuated via order of the President in advance of the autumn, yet he vowed to come, and in August 1944 he saved his observe whilst he led what, on the time, used to be the most important amphibious attack of the Pacific conflict at the island of Leyte. this can be the complete tale of that fateful conflict, essentially the most ferocious campaigns of worldwide warfare II and considered one of large strategic and symbolic importance. within the face of obdurate eastern resistance, together with the 1st systematic use of Kamikaze assaults, the united states forces flooring slowly forwards prior to one other amphibious attack took the very important place of Ormoc within the final decisive conflict of the crusade. in keeping with huge learn within the US Army's army historical past Institute, in addition to different archival and veteran resources, this significant research sheds new gentle at the operation that observed the U.S. eventually go back to the Philippines and in doing so put one other nail firmly within the coffin of the japanese Empire.

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The lack of the Philippines in 1942 used to be the worst defeat in American army background. normal Douglas MacArthur, the 'Lion of Luzon', used to be evacuated by way of order of the President ahead of the autumn, yet he vowed to come back, and in August 1944 he saved his note whilst he led what, on the time, used to be the biggest amphibious attack of the Pacific struggle at the island of Leyte.

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