Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two—Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.
Subjects:Cryptography -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Fiction.
Navajo Indians -- Fiction.
Navajo language -- Fiction.
United States. Marine Corps -- Indian troops -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Genre:Young adult fiction.
231 pages ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
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