Marianas and Leyte Gulf; Mirror Images?

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Re: Marianas and Leyte Gulf; Mirror Images?

Post by sailorsam » 16 Apr 2022 00:56

thanks to the most of you with thoughtful replies.

rather ironic; a lot of IJN Admirals went into WWII looking for a big decisive battle with battleships and cruisers.
that door was opened but they didn't go in.

I think most of us agree that even if the IJN had massacred the landing force they still would have lost the war.
Saint Peter, let these men enter Heaven; they served their time in hell.

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