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Dedicated to the men who manned the ships
and the embarked composite squadrons
of Task Unit 77.4.3 (Taffy III)
on October 25, 1944

 

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BOSAMAR logo:  USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE 73)
takes a pounding 
from the IJN heavy cruiser CHIKUMA

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Dedicated to

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S1c Virgil Cox, USNR
USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE 73)
1st Division

Read my Online Book:

The Battle Off Samar - Taffy III at Leyte Gulf


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 CHAPTERTIMETITLE
    What's New
1   Operation Sho-Go
2   The U.S. Pacific Fleet
3   The Imperial Japanese Combined Fleet
4   A Glorious Opportunity
5 0000 to 0630 San Bernardino Strait
    TBS & Shackle Code
6 0630 to 0706  "General Attack"
7 0707 to 0730 Sanctuary, Counter-Attack, and Defend
8 0730 to 0800 Small Boys Screening Action
9 0800 to 0841 Her Fate is Sealed
10 0842 to 0911 Combustible, Vulnerable, and Expendable
11 0911 to 1030 Recall
12 1030 to 1200 Kamikaze & Controversy
13 1200 to End Survivors' Plight
14   Epilogue