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Navajo code talkers

Author: Nathan Aaseng
Publisher: New York : Walker, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Describes how the American military in World War II used a group of Navajo Indians to create an indecipherable code based on their native language.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Aaseng
ISBN: 0802775896 9780802775894
OCLC Number: 45180511
Notes: "First published in the United States of America in 1992 by Walker Publishing Company, Inc."--Title page verso.
Description: v, 114 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: War of words --
Needed : an unbreakable code --
Creating the code --
Earning trust --
Life in the war zone --
Breaking Japanese codes --
Island hopping --
The battle of Sulfur Island : the code talkers' finest hour --
Back home.
Responsibility: Nathan Aaseng.

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Describes how the American military in World War II used a group of Navajo Indians to create an indecipherable code based on their native language.

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