Wilfred P. Deac

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Mr. Deac, public information specialist and speech writer for the Air Force Eastern Test Range at Cape Kennedy, has been a newspaper editor, advertising copywriter, publicrelations administrator, and government historian.

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December 1966

American forces had returned to the Philippines, and the Japanese Navy was about to make its last, desperate attempt to stave off defeat. Suddenly, by miscalculation, nothing stood between its most powerful task force and the American beachhead at Leyte Gulf but a small group of U.S. escort carriers. Could little Taffy 3 hold off Admiral Kurita’s gigantic battleships?