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Author Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

Title Navajo code talkers / Stuart A. Kallen.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 940.5486 KAL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
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Series Heroes of World War II
Heroes of World War II (Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: steady gunfire -- A talking tradition -- Creating codes -- Into battle -- Honoring the code talkers -- Timeline -- Glossary.
Summary In the South Pacific during World War II, a group of Navajo Marines sent secret messages for the Allies using a code based on the Navajo language. Learn more about these heroes, whose unbreakable code helped win the war.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Indian troops -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography -- Juvenile literature.
Navajo code talkers -- Juvenile literature.
Navajo Indians -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Navajo language -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Indian -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781512486445 (library bound ; alkaline paper)

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