WWII veteran Bob Freligh joins us for a special event on the Battle of Leyte Gulf with famous author Ian Toll. Bob served as an Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13), flying from the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, CV-13. On October 24, 1944, during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, he and his crew were shot after attacking the Japanese battleship Musashi and ditched near an island in the Philippines. Ian Toll is author of Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945.

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