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There were 400 Native American Marine Code Talkers in World War II from the Navajo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota, Meskwaki and Comanche tribes.

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Navajo Code Talkers. It was these brave men who were able to completely confuse the enemy (the Japanese at the time). It was the one code that the Japanese army could never decipher.

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. WWII Navajo Code Talkers. (BRAVE MEN)

Isn't this ironic- forbidden to speak native languages and then, one day that is critical in the war to save this nation

'Code Talker' spreads word of hush-hush WWII mission - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/code-talker-spreads-word-hush-hush-wwii-mission.html

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from WW2DB

[Photo] US Marine code talker on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943

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from Mail Online

'This was no ordinary contribution': One of the last of America's heroic WW2 Navajo Code Talkers dies at 90

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Adolf Hitler knew about the successful use of code talkers during World War I. He sent a team of some thirty anthropologists to learn Native American languages before the outbreak of World War II. However, it proved too difficult for them to learn the many languages and dialects that existed. Because of Nazi German anthropologists' attempts to learn the languages, the U.S. Army did not implement a large-scale code talker program in the European Theater.

Dick Trott of Venice had just graduated from boot camp in San Diego, Calif. in 1943 when this picture was taken. Photo provided. He worked with ‘Navajo Code Talkers’ during Battle of Iwo Jima in WW II