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Pueble Room, Monte Vista Village

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8865 E. Baseline Road
Mesa, AZ 85201 United States

December 2019

From “Chief” to Code Talker: Four Profiles of Navajo Code Talkers

December 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pueble Room, Monte Vista Village, 8865 E. Baseline Road
Mesa, AZ 85201 United States
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During WWII a group of young Navajo men enlisted in the Marines without knowing that they would be called on to 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. This talk profiles 4 Code Talkers who reflect on their lives growing up on the Navajo Nation homeland, their military service as Code Talkers, and the personal and spiritual…

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