Friday, September 09, 2011

Original code talker writes of his experiences

Original code talker writes of his experiences:

"Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII" (Berkley), by Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila:

You don't need to be a fan of World War II literature to appreciate this memoir by Chester Nez and his co-author Judith Schiess Avila, a code talker scholar.

"Code Talker" is a fascinating melange of combat in the Pacific theater, the history of the Navajo people and the development of a uniquely American code that remained unbroken by the Japanese throughout the war and classified until 1968.

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