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Americans
Japanese
The Commanders

 

Click on the pictures below to learn about those who directed
the planning and execution of the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

American Commanders
The Americans

Japanese Commanders
The Japanese

Clifton Sprague
Rear Admiral Clifton A. F. Sprague

Takeo Kurita
Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita

Admiral William F. (“Bull”) Halsey

Jisaburo Ozawa
Vice Admiral Jisaburo Ozawa

Chester Nimitz
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz

Shoji Nishimura
Vice Admiral Shoji Nishimura

Douglas MacArthur
General Douglas MacArthur

 

Thomas Kinkaid
Vice Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid

 

Franklin Delano Rossevelt
President Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

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