Surviving the Largest Naval Battle in History | Battle of Leyte Gulf



Please consider supporting more content like this by becoming an AARP member: https://www.aarp.org/becomeamember

During the U.S.-led invasion of the Philippines in October 1944, 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.

SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/KFywMu

About AARP:
AARP is leading a revolution in the way people view and live life after 50. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.
Connect with AARP Online:
Visit the AARP WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/1dAgW3N
Like AARP on FACEBOOK: http://on.fb.me/1akoB9b
Follow AARP on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/1a4qR40
Follow AARP on PINTEREST: http://bit.ly/1aLhZx6

Surviving Kamikaze’s and the Battle of Surigao Strait
http://www.youtube.com/user/aarp
/a>