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Leyte Gulf borders Leyte and Samar in the southern Philippines.

Battle of Leyte Gulf
The Battle of Leyte Gulf occurred during October 23-26, 1944 three related actions that comprised the Battle for Leyte Gulf including the Battle of Surigao Strait, Battle Off Samar and Battle off Cape Engano.

Sunk October 25, 1944 by gunfire and torpedoes from USS McDermutt and USS Hutchins

B-25D "Shifless Skonk" 41-30765
Pilot Burnham MIA September 6, 1945 over Leyte Gulf

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019


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