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Navajo code talkers

Author: Triage, Inc.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.
Publisher: [New York] : A&E Television Networks : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video, [2006], ©1998.
Series: In search of history.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the role of a select group of Navajo Marines who developed a code based on their own native language that provided a means for secure communications among American forces in the Pacific during World War II.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Triage, Inc.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.
ISBN: 0767088832 9780767088831
OCLC Number: 1080190942
Credits: Director of photography, Van Carlson; editor, Darryl Clift.
Performer(s): Commentary: Peter Iverson, Maj. Gen. Robert Magnus, David Kahn, Zonnie Gorman, Harry Walters.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; full screen presentation.
Contents: 1. Origins of the Navajo language --
2. Reporting for duty --
3. The first twenty-nine recruits --
4. Preparing for battle --
5. Secret weapon at Iwo Jima --
6. Recognition at home.
Series Title: In search of history.
Responsibility: produced by Triage, Inc. for the History Channel.

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Describes the role of a select group of Navajo Marines who developed a code based on their own native language that provided a means for secure communications among American forces in the Pacific during World War II.

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