Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Chester Nez, Original Navajo and more!

One of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers, Chester Nez, died today 6/4/14 at the age of 93. He was the last surviving member of the Code Talkers. R.I.P. from a grateful nation

Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII by by Chester Nez, Judith Schiess Avila: 'Chester is the last living representative of the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. The code language he and his fellow recruits developed and used in battle was one of the most closely guarded secrets of the war. Historians agree that without it, the outcome of the war would have been completely different.' #Code_Talker

from overstock.com

Code Talker (Hardcover)

The first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII-includes the actual Navajo Code and rare photos. Although more than 400 Navajos served in the military during World War II

from Retrorambling

Chester Nez, Last Of Original Navajo Code Talkers Of WWII Dies

This documentary film was researched, photographed, edited and produced by students of Winona State University (Winona, Minnesota) and Diné College (Tsaile, ...

"Chester Nez, the last living member of the Navajo Code talkers from WWII, has died. Thanks for everything." Imgur photo.

Chester Nez, 91, waves to the audience after receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree during a special recognition ceremony Monday, November 12, 2012 at the Lied Center. Nez is the last survivor of the original 29 Navajo code talkers from World War II. (Photos courtesy Kevin Anderson Photography)