The Battle of Leyte (Filipino: Labanan sa Leyte, Waray: Gubat ha Leyte, 17 October - 26 December 1944) in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the island of Leyte in the Philippines by American forces and Filipino guerrillas under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, who fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Philippines led by General Tomoyuki Yamashita.

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  • The Battle of Leyte (Filipino: Labanan sa Leyte, Waray: Gubat ha Leyte, 17 October - 26 December 1944) in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the island of Leyte in the Philippines by American forces and Filipino guerrillas under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, who fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Philippines led by General Tomoyuki Yamashita. The operation, codenamed King Two, launched the Philippines campaign of 1944–45 for the recapture and liberation of the entire Philippine Archipelago and to end almost three years of Japanese occupation. (en)
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  • 11,991 wounded
  • 3,504 killed
  • 89 missing
  • USA:
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  • Axis
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  • 1944-12-26 (xsd:date)
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  • Decisive Allied victory
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  • 20,000 during Eight Army's phase
  • 3,000guerrillas
  • 41 tanks
  • 65,000 for Sixth Army phase
  • Air and naval forces: ~120,000
  • Sixth Army:
  • ~200,000
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  • The Leyte Campaign (en)
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  • --10-20
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  • 3504 (xsd:integer)
  • 11991 (xsd:integer)
  • 49000 (xsd:integer)
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  • * (en)
  • Axis (en)
  • Allies (en)
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  • Douglas MacArthur (en)
  • Franklin C. Sibert (en)
  • John R. Hodge (en)
  • Kyoji Tominaga (en)
  • Robert L. Eichelberger (en)
  • Ruperto C. Kangleon (en)
  • Shiro Makino (en)
  • Sōsaku Suzuki (en)
  • Tomoyuki Yamashita (en)
  • Tsunehiro Shirai (en)
  • Walter Krueger (en)
  • Yoshimi Adachi (en)
  • Sergio Osmeña (en)
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  • Battle of Leyte (en)
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  • --10-17
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  • Decisive Allied victory (en)
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  • Air and naval forces: ~120,000 (en)
  • Sixth Army: (en)
  • ~200,000 (en)
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  • Sixth Army ;X Corps *1st Cavalry Division *24th Infantry Division ;XXIV Corps *7th Infantry Division *96th Infantry Division ;Other: *6th Ranger Battalion Aerial elements: ; Fifth Air Force Naval elements: ; Third Fleet (en)
  • Fourteenth Area Army: ;35th Army * 1st Infantry Division * 16th Infantry Division * 26th Infantry Division * 30th Infantry Division * 100th Infantry Division * 102nd Infantry Division * 54th Independent Mixed Brigade * 55th Independent Mixed Brigade ;14th Area Army *5th infantry regiment of 8th division (en)
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  • The Battle of Leyte (Filipino: Labanan sa Leyte, Waray: Gubat ha Leyte, 17 October - 26 December 1944) in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the island of Leyte in the Philippines by American forces and Filipino guerrillas under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, who fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Philippines led by General Tomoyuki Yamashita. (en)
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