The Navajo Code Talkers (25th Anniversary Edition)
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- Sales Rank:275,160
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:25th Anniversary
- Shipping Weight (lbs):6500
- Publication Date:July 1998
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An intriguing account of a select platoon of Marines known as the Navajo Code Talkers, the subject of the upcoming John Woo / Nicholas Cage movie 'Windtalkers.'
During World War II, the Navajo Code Talkers devised and employed a secret code using their native tongue, a code which proved totally undecipherable to the enemy, enabling American forces to prevail in the South Pacific.
The Navajo Code Talkers is the single most comprehensive account of the contribution of the Navajo native Americans in World War II. It's authentic photos and illustrations have been featured on CBS Television's "An American Portrait" series, and the book itself has been profiled on the ABC Nightly News. It is also among the select 10 perecnt of all books written by white men or women on the native Americans to be chsoen by the Navajos for display in their tribal museum.
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