|Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr. Vice Admiral Marc A.
Mitscher. Vice Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid.|
Leyte beaches under naval bombardment before landing. Assault landing craft, LST's, and transports in Leyte Gulf.
|Opening phase of Battle of Sibuyan Sea: Japanese ships of
Kurita's central force maneuvering under attack by Third
Fleet planes in Tablas Strait.|
Yamato-class battleship under attack in Sibuyan Sea. Fuso- class battleship attacked in Sulu Sea.
|Birmingham fighting fires on Princeton. Blasted flight deck
of Princeton, taken from Birmingham, showing mast of Morrison pinned to opposite side of the carrier.|
Princeton exploding, Birmingham alongside. Another explosion blasts loose Princeton's after elevator. Survivors of Princeton take a line.
|Two of the old battleships of Seventh Fleet battle line. Gun
flashes in night battle of Surigao Strait.|
Friendly Filipinos surround PT boat in Surigao Strait. PT picking up Japanese after Battle of Surigao Strait.