WAS THE BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF AN UNNECESSARY MILITARY CAMPAIGN?
Objective: To have students analyze, evaluate, source and annotate complex text reading on the controversy surrounding the Battle of Leyte Gulf
Thomas, Evan (2006) Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and The Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. New York: Simon and Schuster (Pgs. 346, 348)
Marston, Daniel (Ed.). The Pacific War - From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima. Oxford: Osprey Publishing Ltd. (2007) (Pgs. 134-139)
Warm Up Video: WW II Battle of Leyte Gulf (3:42 mins)
William Frederick Halsey Papers: Naval Historical Foundation