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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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Our Old Navy

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Trieste Base - USSVI

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The Battle Off Samar produced many heroes, likewise, no greater honor exists than to have a U.S. Navy ship as your namesake.

USS CARR (FFG 52)

USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58)

Some other Battle Off Samar and Pacific War related websites:

USS GAMBIER BAY & VC-10 Web Site

USS ST LO/MIDWAY Web Site

USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (DE 413)
Survivors' Association Web Site

USS JOHNSTON/HOEL Association Web Site

USS DENNIS (DE 405) by Don Dennis Family

USS NATOMA BAY (CVE 62)

"Little Wolf at Leyte"
By J. Henry Doscher, Jr.: Author
Captain, USNR (Ret.)

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James D. Hornfischer's “The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors"

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The Battle for Leyte Gulf

The United States Navy in the Pacific War 1941 - 1945

USS SLATER Organization

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Aviation Art of Lynn Redfern

Please view the Fantastic Online artwork of Mr. Redfern!

The Pacific War Online Encyclopedia

GRUNT: The Ultimate Military Site

The Goat Locker

Naval Historical Center

The Purple Heart

The World at War - History of WW 1939-1945

Naval Weapons, Naval Technology and Naval Reunions

World War 2 Facts