Sinking a Battleship and Dodging Kamikaze Attack in WW2 | Leyte Gulf



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During the Battle of Leyte Gulf, a fleet of Japanese battleships attempted to run the 47-mile Surigao Strait in an effort to spoil the Allied landing at Leyte Gulf, but United States 7th Fleet Support force and the USS Melvin with Phil Hollywood onboard were standing in their way. This was the last ship-to-ship battle in the history of war, and the largest.
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