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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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The Battle Off Samar - Taffy III at Leyte Gulf web site
is dedicated to the following principals and ideals:

• To Honor the Missing in Action and Killed in Action, and Survivors who served aboard the thirteen ships and embarked composite squadrons of Task Unit 77.4.3 (Taffy III) on October 25, 1944.

• Aide survivors, their family members, and enthusiasts in their search for information concerning loved ones, the men, and the battle.

• Support all Task Unit 77.4.3 (Taffy III) survivor associations by any means possible within my power. 

• Reunite "lost survivors" and their family members with their respective Taffy III survivors' association.

• Promote the remembrance of the Battle Off Samar for future generations.

• Promote the research of the Battle Off Samar.

• Dedicated to being the single-greatest source of data concerning this battle on the internet.