Code Talker

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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Dutton Caliber
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.8 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780425247853

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About the Author

Chester Nez was a World War II veteran who indispensably served his country as a Navajo code talker. He passed away in 2014.

Judith Schiess Avila is a code talker scholar with the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities Chautauqua Program. She tours the state giving presentations on the topic.

Reviews

Praise for Code Talker

"Gripping in its narrative, Code Talker is history at its best."--Colonel Cole C. Kingseed, U.S. Army (Ret.), co-author of Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters

"A fascinating inside look at one of WWII's most closely guarded secrets...This is an important book, a previously untold piece of our history."--Marcus Brotherton, author of Shifty's War

"You don't need to be a fan of World War II literature to appreciate this memoir...a fascinating melange of combat in the Pacific theater, the history of the Navajo people and the development of a uniquely American code."--Associated Press

"A unique, inspiring story by a member of the Greatest Generation."--Kirkus Reviews

"A remarkably affecting first-person account of the Navajo Marines who served their country with distinction through some of the worst battles of the Pacific theater."--The Washington Times