This spectacular fifteen-volume series that charts the U.S. Naval operations during World War II with an insider's perspective. Morison, a Harvard professor, was given a special rank and writing post by FDR. He had active duty aboard eleven different ships, allowing him to witness many crucial battles in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Volume Twelve recounts the greatest naval battle of all time, the Battle for Leyte Gulf in the western Pacific. Filled with many maps and file photographs.Morison, Samuel Eliot is the author of 'Leyte June 1944 - January 1945, Vol. 12 - Samuel Eliot Morison - Hardcover' with ISBN 9780316583176 and ISBN 0316583170.