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for action against the
Imperial Japanese Navy Centre Force
on October 25, 1944
Taffy III lost in action; 898 gallant men
"The high degree of skill, the unflinching courage, the inspired determination to go down fighting, of the officers and men under my command cannot be too highly praised."
Action Report - Rear Admiral C.A.F. "Ziggy" Sprague, U.S. Navy