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National Navajo Code Talkers’ Day is Thursday, Aug. 14.

Navajo soldiers used their language as a secret code during World War II. It was the only code the enemy couldn’t crack, which helped end the war. Learn more about this fascinating chapter in WW II history with materials from your library.


“Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII,” by Chester Nez.

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