Meskwaki men used their language against the Germans in North Africa. Twenty-seven Meskwaki, then 16% of Iowa's Meskwaki population, enlisted in the U.S. Army together in January 1941.
Official Site of the Navajo Code Talkers: They were a small band of warriors who created an unbreakable code from the ancient language of their people and changed the course of modern history. KNOWN AS NAVAJO CODE TALKERS, they were young Navajo men who transmitted secret communications on the battlefields of WWII. At a time when America's best cryptographers were falling short, these modest sheepherders and farmers were able to fashion the most ingenious and successful code in military history.
Manfred von Richthofen (1892 – 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.
Canadian WW2 poster (1941-42). The artists were A.E. Cloutier and Eric Aldwinkle.
Two unidentified African American Union Army soldiers, full-length portrait, wearing uniforms, c. 1864