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 Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? (Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop))
 Author: Buckley, James

 Publisher:  Penguin Workshop (2021)

 Dewey: 940.54
 Classification: Collective Biography
 Physical Description: 108 p., ill., map, 20 cm

 BTSB No: 166498 ISBN: 9780399542664
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Subjects:
 United States. -- Marine Corps -- Native American troops
 World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography
 World War, 1939-1945 -- Native American participation
 Navajo language
 Navajo code talkers
 Navajo Indians -- History -- 20th century
 World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area

Price: $13.99

Summary:
In order to win World War II and protect its soldiers, the US Marines recruited twenty-nine Navajo men to create a secret code that could be used to send military messages quickly and safely across battlefields. This book explains how these brave and intelligent men developed their amazing code, recounts some of their riskiest missions, and discusses how the country treated them before, during, and after the war.

 Illustrator: Copeland, Gregory



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