Monday, June 16, 2014

Chester Nez, last of the original Navajo code talkers of World War II, Dies

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 and CNN.com.
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
and CNN.com.
June 4, 2014.
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."

To read the full article, click here.

 by Chester Nez and Judith Schiess Avila. Berkley Trade, August 2012.

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