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The Comanche Code Talkers of World War II / Edition 1

The Comanche Code Talkers of World War II / Edition 1

by William C. Meadows
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ISBN-13: 9780292752740
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 322
Sales rank: 800,489
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

WILLIAM C. MEADOWS is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Indiana State University.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on the Comanche Sound System by Jean O. Charney
  • Chapter 1: The Origins of Native American Code Talking
  • Chapter 2: Native American Veterans and Code Talkers in World War II
  • Chapter 3: "Get him back on that scale and weigh him again!"
  • Chapter 4: "Utekwapa naka: I hear what you say."
  • Chapter 5: Fighting Po'sataiboo': Crazy White Man
  • Chapter 6: "Numurekwa'etuu: Comanche Speakers!"
  • Appendix A: Members of Company E, 142d Infantry, Thirty-sixth Division, World War I
  • Appendix B: World War I Choctaw Code Talkers
  • Appendix C: Organization of the Fourth Infantry Division, 1941-1945
  • Appendix D: Combat Narrative of the Fourth Infantry Division
  • Appendix E: Fourth Infantry Division Campaign (June 6, 1944, to May 8, 1945)
  • Appendix F: Fourth Signal Company Activities, 1940-1945
  • Appendix G: Glossary of Comanche Code Terms
  • Appendix H: Known Native American Code Talkers of World Wars I and II (Tribes, Group Size, Form of Code Talking, and Military Units)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dr. Meadows outlines details for all code talking groups used in World War I and World War II. He provides a very thorough account of this important part of history. (AP)