Monday, November 11, 2013

Code Talkers




Twenty-nine men gathered together and created a code that was unbreakable. They brought it with them as they entered the battlefields of World War II. The Japanese tortured the men they caught in an effort to break the code, but they couldn't. Chester Nez is the last living member of the 29 original Navajo Code Talkers. About 400 other Native American men would eventually join the program, and of those, about 30 are still alive. On Saturday, the American Veterans Center will be recognizing Nez as one of its seven 2013 honorees. Read more about it here:http://www.stripes.com/blogs/the-ruptured-duck/the-ruptured-duck-1.160117/navajo-code-talker-to-be-honored-saturday-1.251804

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