Battle off Samar near the island of Leyte in the Philippines, during World War 2.
Leyte Philippines Date:1944, October 25 Duration:8 min 13 sec Sound:Yes
Shows the Battle off Samar which was the central action of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. It took place in the Philippine Sea off Samar Island near the island of Leyte in the Philippines on October 25th 1944. U.S. air forces launch a counterattack on the enemy's ground forces. Animated map shows heavy battle between Allied naval-air forces and Japanese naval-air forces. Allied AA guns fire at Japanese kamikaze suicide dive bombers. One of the dive bombers strikes an Allied destroyer and sinks it. The results of the battle shows heavy damage inflicted to the Allied naval fleet.
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