1944 Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf

James Hornfischer talked about the role of Commander Ernest Evans and his destroyer, the USS Johnston, during the 1944 Battle of Leyte… read more

1944 Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf James Hornfischer talked about the role of Commander Ernest Evans and his destroyer, the USS Johnston, during the 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship was sunk during the battle, and Commander Evans was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by Congress. In October, 1944, U.S. and Australian forces faced the Japanese Navy in the Philippine Sea. The four day Battle of Leyte Gulf was considered one of the largest naval conflicts of World War II. close

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1944 Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf

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Program ID:
321814-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Oct 26, 2014 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2014 | 9:06am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 26, 2014 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2014 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 01, 2014 | 1:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2014 | 5:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2014 | 3:07am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2014 | 9:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
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