By JOHN J. GOBBELL
yet Admiral Soemu Toyoda, CinC of the Imperial jap Navy's mixed fleet, and Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita have a normal thought of what MacArthur and Halsey intend. They shape an excellent plan to divert Halsey's airplane providers to allow them to ship in a conflict strength to wipe out MacArthur's troop and provide ships.
either side devote greater than 800 ships with the conflict for Leyte Gulf turning into the most important naval conflict in history.
stuck within the heart is Commander Mike Donovan, skipper of the destroyer USS Matthew. On patrol off Leyte Gulf, Donovan does not discover Halsey's companies were drawn out of ways via Toyoda's decoy strength. Now it is simply Donovan and 7 different "tin cans" status among Kurita's strength of 4 battleships, 9 cruisers, and twelve destroyers poised to gun down MacArthur's ships frantically unloading inside of Leyte Gulf.
Worse, Donovan isn't really acutely aware he is below assault on one other entrance. Ammunition ships are blowing up everywhere in the Pacific at an alarming price. the realization is clear: Ships within the Leyte Gulf conflict strength are subsequent. Lieutenant Commander John Sabovik of Naval intelligence is able to capture the saboteur and shop Donovan between others. yet there is a capture: as soon as top buddies. Sabovik has vowed to kill Donovan. it is not simply because either are in love with Katherine Logan, a clinical intern in California. It is going again years while either served on a jinxed cruiser off Guadalcanal.
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