Ormoc Bay
geographical name inlet of Camotes Sea Philippines in NW Leyte Island

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  • Ormoc Bay — is a bay on the island of Leyte in the Philippines. The bay is an inlet of the Camotes Sea. The city of Ormoc lies at the head of the bay and exports rice, copra and sugar. The World War II Battle of Ormoc Bay took place from November 11 until… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Ormoc Bay — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Ormoc Bay caption=Leyte campaign, November December 1944 partof=the Pacific Theatre of World War II date=11 November – 21 December, 1944 place=Camotes Sea, Philippines result=American victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Ormoc — Dakbayan sa Ormok   Independent City   Seal …   Wikipedia

  • Ormoc City — Infobox Philippine city infoboxtitle = City of Ormoc sealfile = locatormapfile = Ph locator leyte ormoc.png caption = Map of Leyte showing the location of Ormoc City. region = Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) province = Leyte districts = 4th… …   Wikipedia

  • Ormoc — ▪ Philippines       chartered city, western Leyte, Philippines. The city lies at the head of Ormoc Bay, an inlet of the Camotes Sea. It serves the only commercial sugarcane district in the eastern Visayas. Rice, copra, and sugar are exported, and …   Universalium

  • USS Natoma Bay (CVE-62) — USS Natoma Bay (CVE–62) was an Casablanca class escort carrier of the United States Navy. She was laid down as Begum (MC hull 1099), 17 January 1943, by the Kaiser Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Vancouver, Washington, under Maritime Commission connamed… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Leyte — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Leyte caption=Gen. Douglas MacArthur and staff land at Palo Beach, Leyte, 20 October 1944. partof=the Pacific Theatre of World War II date=20 October – 31 December 1944 place=Leyte Island, Philippines… …   Wikipedia

  • USS Triumph (AM-323) — was an , USS|Hopewell|DD 681|2, and Coast Guard cutter USCGC|Spencer. Triumph reached recently invaded Leyte on the morning of 30 November and began preparations for the flanking landings at Ormoc Bay on the western shore of the island. Attacked… …   Wikipedia

  • USS Waller (DD-466) — USS Waller (DD/DDE 466), a Fletcher class destroyer, was a ship of the United States Navy named for Major General Littleton Waller, USMC (1856 ndash;1926). Waller was laid down on 12 February 1942, at Kearny, N.J., by the Federal Shipbuilding and …   Wikipedia

  • USS Cooper (DD-695) — USS Cooper (DD 695), a sclass|Allen M. Sumner|destroyer, is the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Elmer Glenn Cooper, a naval aviator who died in a seaplane accident in 1938. The Cooper was launched 9 February 1944 by Federal… …   Wikipedia

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