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Code talker / Chester Nez, with Judith Schiess Avila.

Nez, Chester. (Author). Avila, Judith Schiess. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101551295 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101551291 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101552124 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101552123 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 310 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-296) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Chester Nez, the last surviving member of the original twenty-nine code talkers, discusses his life growing up in the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo reservation, and shares the story of how he helped the United States develop and implement a secret military language based on his native language during World War II that became the only unbroken code in modern warfare.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Nez, Chester.
United States. Marine Corps > Biography.
Navajo code talkers > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Indian.
Marines > United States > Biography.
Navajo Indians > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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