Richard Hunt (left), Chief George R. Tweed (center), and Watson Davis (right)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4201]

Creator: Reni Newsphoto Service

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1944

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4201

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Summary

left to right: Richard Hunt, U.S. National Bureau of Standards; George Ray Tweed (1902-1989), U.S. Navy radio man; and Watson Davis (1896-1967), Director of Science Service. Tweed was the chief radio engineer on Guam when the Japanese invaded in December 1941; he evaded capture for two years and seven months, and received many awards for his heroism.

Subject

  • Hunt, Richard
  • Tweed, George Ray 1902-1989
  • Davis, Watson 1896-1967
  • United States National Bureau of Standards
  • United States Navy
  • Science Service

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4201

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1944

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4201]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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