|Navajo code talkers attend the 2011 City Military Appreciation Day |
event to honor veterans and current service members
in New York's Bryant Park on November 11, 2011.
Image Courtesy of Simon Russell/Getty Images
Anne Claire Stapleton and Chelsea J. Carter ,of CNN, an informative article about Chester Nez who was the last surving member of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII.
"Nez was the last remaining of the original 29 Navajos recruited by the Marine Corps to develop the legendary code that was used for vital communications during battle."
by Chester Nez and Judith Schiess Avila. Berkley Trade, August 2012.
For more information about Navajo Code Talkers
of World War II, Visit:
- Navajo Code Talkers, Sharing the Story of the Soldiers that Ended the War.
- Native Words, Native Warriors, National Museum of the American Indian.
- Navajo Code Talkers and the Unbreakable Code, Central Intelligence Agency.
- Navajo Code Talkers: World War II Fact Sheet, Naval History & Heritage Command.