Unsung Heroes of World War II: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers by Deanne Durrett, Deanne Durrett |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Unsung Heroes of World War II: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

Unsung Heroes of World War II: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

by Deanne Durrett, Deanne Durrett
     
 
Describes the role of a select group of Navajo Marines who developed a code based on their own native language that provided a means for secure communications among American forces in the Pacific during World War II.

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Describes the role of a select group of Navajo Marines who developed a code based on their own native language that provided a means for secure communications among American forces in the Pacific during World War II.

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“[A] strong, well-written resource about the Navajo’s role in the Allied victory . . . Astounding facts, as well as stirring personal accounts of battle, make for fascinating, educational reading.”—Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816036035
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Library of American Indian History
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.55(d)
Lexile:
1080L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Meet the Author


Deanne Durrett has published numerous nonfiction books and biographies for children and young adults, plus two “as told to” memoirs for adult readers.
 
For more information about Ms. Durrett’s books please visit her Web Site at http://www.deannedurrett.com.

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