Photos

Maurice (March 1944) on County Rt. 36 near Lime Lake, NY (just finished basic training at Camp Sampson)

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USS Culebra Island (late 1944)

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U.S.S. Culebra Island's 8th Division-Electrical Repair (Fall 1944). Maurice is standing (2nd row, 3rd from right)

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U.S.S. Culebra Island (early 1945) "new paint scheme" Courtesy of Tony Warta Collection

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U.S.S. Mt. Hood (Pacific 1944)

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Maurice (Philippines Oct. 1945) holding a list of ports of call

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Tony Warta & Me (Summer 2007) Taylorsville, NC

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(L-R) Tim Drake, Jim Drake & Tony Warta (Summer 2005) Taylorsville, NC

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Tim presents a draft of "Inherited Freedom" to Bill Drobnich (Sept 2008 558th Reunion)

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"It is important also to consider, that the surest means of avoiding war is to be prepared for it in peace."

Joseph Story (Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833) Reference: Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 415.