Native Americans in WWII By Chace James

Navajo Code Talkers- were used in order to transmit messages that the enemy couldn't break

The Navajo language is very hard to translate and understand if you do not know the language

Had Navajo Indians on both the home front as well as the front lines

Following the battle at Iwo Jima the code talkers were nationally reconized as heroes

They were recruited by the Marines, and was a "recreation" of the Choctaw Telephone squad

Their were originally 29 members but then expanded into hundreds, and today only 30-70 still living

Translated and transmitted thousands of messages over the course of WWII, and were considered important factors in the WWII victory

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