The Biggest Naval Battle in World History

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The Battle of Leyte Gulf was long, complex and costly, with fighting in the air, on land, and on the sea.  USS Cassin Young was one of more than 200 American ships that saw action in the four day battle in the Pacific Ocean.  On October 24, 1944 the carrier USS Princeton suffered a hit that caused the torpedoes on board to explode.  Learn how the crew of Cassin Young rescued over 100 Princeton sailors from their sinking ship. .