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4087 N. Apache Trail
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
480-983-4888 https://superstitionmountainmuseum.org/

February 2020

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

February 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 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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