This publication contains the detailed analysis of the primary documentation from both the USN and Japanese on the famous naval Battle off Samar on October 25, 1944. It is the great work and the must have book for naval historians. The author llos at the action of that battle in a very detailed method and the text is supplemented with so many historical photographs. The chronological analysis performed within this work is very accurate and is not just the evaluation of the battle but rather a minute-by-minute description of the events that took place in the couse of the battle. The book shall be treated as the essential reading not only for naval historians but for everyone interesned in battleship combats of the past.