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Navajo code talkers took part in every assault the U.S. Marines conducted in the Pacific from 1942 to 1945. They served in all six Marine divisions, Marine Raider battalions, and Marine parachute units. Other Native American code talkers were also deployed including Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota Meskwaki, and Comanche soldiers. Soldiers of Basque ancestry were also used for code talking by U.S. Marines in areas where other Basque speakers were not expected to be operating.

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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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Navajo Code Talkers

Navajo Code Talkers: Navajo code talkers (and cousins), Preston and Frank Toledo at Ballarat, Australia. (July 7, 1943)

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8/14/13. Today is a good day to educate your children and others about the major contribution of Navajo code talkers made to assist the war effort during World War II utilizing the Navajo language as to confuse the enemy. These codes were never broken. Each year in Window Rock on the Navajo Indian Reservation, there is a parade and a program to recognize and honor Navajo Code Talkers.Here is today's agenda: see link

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The code talkers were elite Native American military units that used their own tribal languages to create and transmit fast, unbreakable coded messages, serving in both World Wars I and II. They’re credited with saving countless lives in theaters around the world.

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Chester Nez was a Code Talker, a Marine during World War II who shared information in Navajo language. This picture was shot while he served in Korea. CNN Breaking NewsVerified account ‏@Sejal Bhakta Bhakta Bhakta Bhakta Patak The last of the original World War II Navajo code talkers has died. http://cnn.it/1oX8Cpi

WINDTALKERS were N.A. using languages as encrypted communication during WWII & embedded w/US troops who used their knowledge of Native-American languages to transmit coded messages. There were approximately 400-500 Native Americans in the USMC whose job was the transmission of coded msgs, which were transmitted over military phone or radio com nets using formal or informal codes using their own languages, improving communications speed of encryption on both ends in front line operations.

'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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