Check out photos Dale Rooks WW2 Photos for photo albums and history of the ship. These locations correlate to the stories passed down by Alois.
All photos used of the USCG Duane posted on Fold3 are owned by McCartney family members.
All our photos are documented on the back of each as a photo taken as photos released for publishment and no photographer was identified.. Alois had these photos in his possesion since 1944 and when posted here we are not infringing on the copyright laws.
The War Diaries are premium documents but this same history is located on Dale Rooks WW2 Photos as well as photos books.
This info on the battle Operation Dragoon relates to the stories told by Alois of the Mediterranean. He was not in Iceland or South Carolina, he ended up at Boston General Hopital for sinus surgery.