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John Prados enjoys well-deserved acclaim for his work as a World War II historian and military intelligence expert. In this dramatically told reassessment of the Allies' battle for the Solomon Islands, Prados demonstrates how this campaign -- and not Midway, as commonly thought -- turned the tide in the...read more
The story of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in World War II-the greatest naval battle in history. As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine and airplane was placed on alert while Japanese admiral Kurita Takeo stalked Admiral William F. Halsey's unwitting American armada. It was the beginning of the epic Battle of Leyte Gulf-the greatest naval battle in history. In Storm Over Leyte, acclaimed historian John Prados gives readers an unprecedented look at both sides of this titanic naval clash, demonstrating that, despite the Americans' overwhelming superiority in firepower and supplies, the Japanese achieved their goal, inflicting...read more