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[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0039]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "WORTH THE WAIT seems to be the attitude of happy Samuel David Hawkins, Oklahoma City, former turncoat of the Korean War, as he's kissed soundly by his China-born, Russian wife, Tanya."
Date: October 5, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0051]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Turncoat Samuel David Hawkins, 23-year-old ex-army man from Oklahoma City who turned his back on his country and went to communist China after the war ended in Korea, pats American soil after his arrival here tonight."
Date: March 4, 1957
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0044]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Samuel David Hawkins (center), of Oklahoma City, crosses in Hong Kong from Red China Wednesday accompanied by U. S. Vice Consul S. M. Becke, left, and Joan Lamb, of the British Red Cross."
Date: February 27, 1957
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0054]

Description: Caption: "Turncoat Samuel David Hawkins; 23, leaves the plane at Municipal airport where between 300 and 400 persons saw a dramatic reunion between the youth and their mother he had not seen for seven years."
Date: March 3, 1957
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0064]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "I WANT TO LIVE HERE UNTIL I DIE, 25-year-old Tanya Hawkins declared happily after being united with her husband, GI turncoat Samuel David Hawkins."
Date: January 16, 1965
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0052]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Richard Tenneson, Minnesota GI who refused repatriation in Korea, is shown with buddies with whom he writes he spent July 4th in the Chinese park at Tia Yuan."
Date: October 21, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0056]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Turncoat Samuel D. Hawkins, right, former Oklahoma Cityan, tells Mike Wallace during a Sunday TV appearance: "Communism has to be stopped. I would go to Korea and fight the communist."
Date: June 24, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society