Category: Guam History

The Other Guam Story – George Ray Tweed – Pacific Paratrooper

From:  [article] Together We Served – [photos] Guam History Project Most everyone knows or vaguely remembers Sgt. Yokoi finally surrendering in 1972, but another soldier was hiding on that island too….. Lt. George Ray Tweed  Lieutenant George Ray Tweed, U.S. NavyAfter the attack on…

#Guam History 1941-1944

Source: Wikipedia The Battle of Guam in 1941 was an engagement during the Pacific War in World War II which took place on 8 December 1941 on Guam in the Mariana Islands between the Japanese and Allied forces. During the battle, the USS Penguin (AM-33) was scuttled after shooting down a Japanese plane. Naval Governor of GuamGeorge McMillin surrendered to the Japanese…

#Guam History – GVB overview

Guam History Guam, the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands chain, has a unique and complex cultural history. Located in the Western Pacific in the geographic region known as Micronesia, Guam is well known for its strategic military and economic position between Asia…