Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers

Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers

by Kenji Kawano, Benis Frank
     
 

The American offensive in the Pacific during World War II [was] hampered by the Japanese ability to crack the most secret U.S. Codes. Navajo was virtually unknown outside the reservations, ... and [their] code proved uncrackable. Kenji Kawano's striking photographs capture the quiet dignity of the surviving veterans as they recall their actions —Los Angeles

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The American offensive in the Pacific during World War II [was] hampered by the Japanese ability to crack the most secret U.S. Codes. Navajo was virtually unknown outside the reservations, ... and [their] code proved uncrackable. Kenji Kawano's striking photographs capture the quiet dignity of the surviving veterans as they recall their actions —Los Angeles Times

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Black-and-white photographic portraits of 75 survivors from the Navajo radio operators whose native tongue proved an unbreakable code to the Japanese during World War II. The introduction includes a few photographs from the period. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780873585132
Publisher:
Cooper Square Publishing Llc
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
438,907
Product dimensions:
10.06(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.32(d)

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