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This battle was a late effort to weaken Japan shortly before the United States dropped atomic bombs.

Retry Correct Incorrect The Battle of Leyte Gulf was an attempt to weaken Japan near the end of the war by freeing the Philippines of their rule. Allied troops were successful, although the cost of Phillipino was heavy.
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This battle was a late effort to weaken Japan shortly before the United States dropped atomic bombs.

  • Battle of Leyte Gulf, 1944
  • Battle of Manila, 1945
  • Battle of Quezon, 1935
  • Battle of Zamboanga, 1945
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