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|The Philippines, October 1944
Battle Plan for Leyte Gulf.
TG 77.4 - Escort Carrier Group.
USS Sangamon (CVE-26), foreground, with other CVE's on way to Leyte Gulf.
A kamikaze diving at Sangamon October 20, 1944.
A kamikaze crashing in ocean astern of Sangamon.
Message from Rear Admiral Thomas L. Sprague after Battle of Leyte Gulf.
Rear Admiral Thomas L. Sprague, COMCARDIV 22 aboard Sangamon.
25 Oct, 1944"
(Photo courtesy Commander Richard A. Bennink).
Rear Admiral Thomas L. Sprague and his staff aboard USS Sangamon after the Battle of Leyte Gulf (photo is dated 10 November 1944).
Back row: Parader CCK, Owens CRM, Gardner CSM, Crawford CQM, Ens. Lathrop, Ens. Hoggard, Lt(jg) Noble, Lt Bergeson, Lt(jg) Lyness, Ens. Fagari, Ens. Hall, Cooksey CY.
Front row: Lt Van Dyke, Lt Olson, Lt Cmdr Bennink, Capt Carson, Rear Adm Sprague, Comdr Day, Lt Rowland, Lt McDuell, Lt Goodman, Lt Sandberg.
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