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There were 400 Native American Marine Code Talkers in World War II from the Navajo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota, Meskwaki and Comanche tribes.


Comanche code-talkers of the 4th Signal Company - Two Comanche code-talkers were assigned to each regiment, the rest to 4th Infantry Division headquarters. Shortly after landing on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944, the Comanches began transmitting messages. Some were wounded but none killed.


Navajo Code Talkers. It was these brave men who were able to completely confuse the enemy (the Japanese at the time). It was the one code that the Japanese army could never decipher.


'This was no ordinary contribution': One of the last of America's heroic WW2 Navajo Code Talkers dies at 90


Isn't this ironic- forbidden to speak native languages and then, one day that is critical in the war to save this nation


WINDTALKERS were N.A. using languages as encrypted communication during WWII & embedded w/US troops who used their knowledge of Native-American languages to transmit coded messages. There were approximately 400-500 Native Americans in the USMC whose job was the transmission of coded msgs, which were transmitted over military phone or radio com nets using formal or informal codes using their own languages, improving communications speed of encryption on both ends in front line operations.

The Navajo Code Talkers

A MEMORIAL DAY SALUTE TO THE NAVAJO CODE TALKERS: Let me tell you a little bit about some real American heroes . . .the U.S. Marines known as the Navajo Code Talkers. They were a small group of Marines who created an unbreakable code from the ancient language of their people and changed the course of modern history. READ THEIR INSPIRATIONAL STORY IN MY BLOG TODAY! #MemorialDay #veterans #navajo #heroes


'Code Talker' spreads word of hush-hush WWII mission -