“Navy Nedicine Magazine” November – December 1944. pg. 24, Reference to Navy care – Leyte. USHS Mercy was present. pg. 25, picture – paitents on USHS Samartian, picture – USHS Samartans sick officers quarters. pg. 27, Hospital Ships USHS Solace and USHS Samartin stationed at ULITHI ATOLL (Carotinos) joined by USHS Bountiful and later – USHS Refuge which rated ribbons from all three theaters of war. pg. 33, picture, BW of Dema Leupold, chief nurse at Naval Hospital, Charlston, S.C. christening a landing ship (LSM -413) no name. In picture is another navy nurse – no name. Both are in dress blues with matching flat covers. 1945.