Map of Leyte Gulf, Philippine IslandsMap of Luzon, Philippines from Lingayen Gulf to Manila BayMap of the Philippine IslandsMap showing Japanese positions across the southern Pacific, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944
Map of Leyte Gulf, Philippine IslandsMap of Luzon, Philippines from Lingayen Gulf to Manila BayMap of the Philippine IslandsMap showing Japanese positions across the southern Pacific, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944
Map of the Leyte landing beaches, 20 Oct 1944Map depicting the American invasion of Leyte and the Leyte Gulf battles in the Philippine Islands, 17-25 Oct 1944Drawing of the air defense formation of Group Two of Japanese Navy 3rd Fleet Striking Force during Battle off Cape Engaño, 25 Oct 1944; appendix A of Rear Admiral Chiaki MatsudaMap depicting fleet movements during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24-25 Oct 1944
Map of the Leyte landing beaches, 20 Oct 1944Map depicting the American invasion of Leyte and the Leyte Gulf battles in the Philippine Islands, 17-25 Oct 1944Drawing of the air defense formation of Group Two of Japanese Navy 3rd Fleet Striking Force during Battle off Cape Engaño, 25 Oct 1944; appendix A of Rear Admiral Chiaki Matsuda's interrogationMap depicting fleet movements during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24-25 Oct 1944
Map depicting fleet movements during the Battle of Surigao Strait, 25 Oct 1944Map depicting fleet movements during the Battle off Samar, 25 Oct 1944Map depicting US 6th Army operations at Leyte and Samar, Philippine Islands, 17 Oct-30 Dec 1944US Navy 1944 berthing chart for the Northern Anchorage of the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands
Map depicting fleet movements during the Battle of Surigao Strait, 25 Oct 1944Map depicting fleet movements during the Battle off Samar, 25 Oct 1944Map depicting US 6th Army operations at Leyte and Samar, Philippine Islands, 17 Oct-30 Dec 1944US Navy 1944 berthing chart for the Northern Anchorage of the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands
US map of the situation on Leyte, Philippine Islands, as of 31 Dec 1944Map depicting the campaign in the Philippine Islands, 13 Dec 1944-24 Jan 1945Map of major Pacific War engagements, 1942-1945US Navy Mooring Plan for Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, Jun 1945. Ships’ logs suggest there was an as yet unknown earlier mooring plan for Ulithi but this one was in use at least from Nov 1944.
US map of the situation on Leyte, Philippine Islands, as of 31 Dec 1944Map depicting the campaign in the Philippine Islands, 13 Dec 1944-24 Jan 1945Map of major Pacific War engagements, 1942-1945US Navy Mooring Plan for Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, Jun 1945. Ships’ logs suggest there was an as yet unknown earlier mooring plan for Ulithi but this one was in use at least from Nov 1944.
Japanese Center Force formation at the time of American submarine attack at the Palawan Passage, 23 Oct 1944; Annex A of the interrogation of Rear Admiral Tomiji KoyanagiJapanese Navy 5th Fleet dispositions at Battle of Surigao Strait and command structure at the battle, part of Commander MoriTrack of Japanese Navy 5th Fleet at Battle of Surigao Strait part of Commander Mori
Japanese Center Force formation at the time of American submarine attack at the Palawan Passage, 23 Oct 1944; Annex A of the interrogation of Rear Admiral Tomiji KoyanagiJapanese Navy 5th Fleet dispositions at Battle of Surigao Strait and command structure at the battle, part of Commander Mori's interrogation, 3 Nov 1945Track of Japanese Navy 5th Fleet at Battle of Surigao Strait part of Commander Mori's interrogation, 3 Nov 1945
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