|The Carroll J. Downing Collection hosts more than
40 photos and more. The CD with the original scans is available, along
with our other collectibles. See the "How You Can Help" page for
Photos all have handwritten names on them. We set them
to text here for the purposes of the search engines... Doing the best we can. Names are
matched against the
ship's log when the ship originally sailed. If we find what looks
like a match, we name the whole name.
Leyte aka Leyte Gulf
This photo type, seen in all wars that Americans participate, is unique
in history. The men of the George E Davis, DE-357 were good, honorable,
and decent men, placed in harms way, but retaining their humanity. The
Japanese of that time operated under different rules.
Legend: STIVASON, Charles
Gerald - BANKS, Barham D. - CAUDILL,
Iveria - DRUSH, Frank John Jr.