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Pima County Public Library – Mission Library

Talking Code with a Secret Weapon: Navajo Code Talkers Speak with Laura Tohe

Richard Elías-Mission Library 3770 S Mission Rd, Tucson, AZ, United States

During WWII a group of young Navajo men enlisted in the Marines unaware that they would develop a secret code against the Japanese military. This select group of Code Talkers devised a Navajo language code that was accurate, quick, never broken, and saved many American lives. Excerpts from live interviews with the Code Talkers tell... Read More