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Who Were the Navajo Code Talkers?
Contributor(s): Buckley, James (Author), Who Hq (Author), Copeland, Gregory (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0399542663     ISBN-13: 9780399542664
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
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Binding Type: Library Binding
Published: December 2021
This item may be ordered no more than 25 days prior to its street date of December 28, 2021
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places - United States - Native American
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - Military & Wars
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - United States - 20th Century
Dewey: 940.548
LCCN: 2021020923
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Physical Information: 0.47" H x 5.51" W x 7.72" (0.48 lbs) 112 pages
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Publisher Description:
Learn how this heroic group of American Indian men created a secret, unbreakable code and helped the US win major battles during World War II.

By the time the United States joined the Second World War in 1941, the fight against Nazi and Axis powers had already been under way for two years. In order to win the war and protect its soldiers, the US Marines recruited twenty-nine Navajo men to create a secret code that could be used to send military messages quickly and safely across battlefields. Author James Buckley Jr. explains how these brave and intelligent men developed their amazing code, recounts some of their riskiest missions, and discusses how the country treated them before, during, and after the war.

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