Talk:Battle of Leyte

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Why is the article title Battle of Leyte when the text discusses Battle of Leyte Gulf? -- Zoe 03:37, March 10, 2003

Good point. IIRC, the Battle of Leyte was the land battle that followed. This should be moved to Battle of Leyte Gulf Tannin 03:40, March 10, 2003

Photo in Inbox[edit]

The photo in the infobox in this article was not taken at Leyte, but in Lingayen, Luzon during the landings there. All other photos of MacArthur wading ashore at Red Beach in Palo, Leyte show President Sergio Osmeña to MacArthur's right (which would be the left of the photo) with Carlos P. Romulo behind the general. Osmeña is not in this photo. Therefore this isn't the Leyte, Landing photo of October 20, 1944. On the other hand, other sources like LIFE magazine list this as a photo of MacArthur wading ashore in Luzon. This photo was originally taken by LIFE Magazine correspondent Carl Mydans on January 1945. Here's a website crediting Mydans with the photo. --Harvzsf 17:34, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

No mention of civilian casualties[edit]

There should be some note of the high number of civilian casualties during this campaign, either in the information box or in the general text. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.123.28.20 (talk) 09:45, 23 May 2011 (UTC)

My edit[edit]

I edited a sentence in the "Aftermath" section which read "Their losses in the campaign were heavy..." to read "Japanese losses in the campaign were heavy...". Without this edit, the antecedent of "their" would seem to be "American." I'm pretty sure my edit was correct, but someone should check me. Mcswell (talk) 15:12, 13 October 2014 (UTC)