A monument of a soldier from World War I is photographed against a backdrop of fall foliage. The dull gray color of the statue stands in stark contrast to the gold, red, orange, and green trees. A bright blue sky peeks out from behind the trees.
A portrait of a young soldier, a day before being shipped overseas to fight in World War II. The fighter jet above him emits a menacing drone, while the clouds in the background symbolize that the days to come will be difficult.
A simple white marble cross at the American Cemetery in the French town of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon honors the life of a soldier lost during World War I. The grave is surrounded by a beautiful flower bouquet as well as small American and French flags.
Billy Waugh, the soldier whom Davis carried on his shoulders to safety, wrote in a 1981 statement, "I only have to close my eyes to vividly recall the gallantry of this individual."
CBS News. Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:33:37 -0500.