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  • Nov 29, 2011
  • 12:02 PM

Navajo Code: Powerful As Any Weapon In WWII? (audio)

NPR
During World War II, the U.S. military enlisted Navajo Indians who used their native language to devise a clandestine, unbreakable code. Host Michel Martin speaks to Chester Nez, the last of the original Navajo 'code talkers,' and Judith Schiess Avila, co-author of Nez' autobiography.

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