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NH 46075 Lieutenant Junior Grade Thomas J. Ryan, Jr., USN

Photo #: NH 46075  Lieutenant Junior Grade Thomas J. Ryan, Jr., USN
Title: Lieutenant Junior Grade Thomas J. Ryan, Jr., USN
Description: Photographed on 15 March 1924 at the White House after being presented the Medal of Honor by President Calvin Coolidge. He received the award for extraordinary heroism in rescuing a woman from the Grand Hotel at Yokohama, Japan, which was on fire after the Great Kanto earthquake, 1 September 1923. He was then attached to the American Embassy at Tokyo, Japan. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 46075
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