PFC Preseton Toledo and PFC Frank Toledo of the USMC were cousins attached to a Marine Artillery Regiment somewhere in the South Pacific as Navajo Code Talkers. They relayed orders over field radios using their native tongue, a code which the Japanese never broke throughout the duration of the war.

Left to right: PFC Preston Toledo of Albuquerque, New Mexico and his cousin PFC Frank Toledo of Penistaja, New Mexico, at Ballarat, Australia with the Marines in July Between Nat…

Last of the wind talkers: Final member of Navajo Code Talkers dies

Last of the wind talkers: Final member of Navajo Code Talkers dies

Chester Nez, inset, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died Wednesday morning of kidney failure.

Philip Johnston, a missionary's son, grew up on a Navajo reservation. In WWII, the Japanese cracked every code the Americans could encrypt. Johnston knew that the Navajo language had no alphabet or written record, and was near impossible to learn if you weren't immersed in it as a kid. He alerted the military of this, staging a demonstration. Because of him, the Navajo Code Talker program began, the only undecipherable code in modern military history.

Philip Johnston, a missionary's son grew up on a Navajo reservation convinced the military to use the Navajo Code Talkers

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Known as Navajo Code Talkers, they were young Navajo men who transmitted secret…

A U.S. Marine Navajo Code Talker, 67 years after fighting in the Pacific Theater of WW II [639 x 960]

Marine Navajo Code Talker, 67 years after fighting in the Pacific Theater of WW II if it wasnt for these brave code talkers who gave their lives to serve in the corp we would to have to fight alot lon g in the islands

Code Talker

Navajo Native American - World War II Hero for the USA - code talker

Navajo Code Talkers - Their language was so complex that the Axis could not break it!

Navajo Code Talkers helped their country win by simply being allowed to be who they were.

Allen Dale June (1919 - September 8, 2010) was one of the 29 original Navajo Code Talkers who confounded the Japanese during World War II by transmitting messages in their native language. He was a sergeant in the Marine Corps and served in the Pacific Theater. He joined the Corps when he was 16 telling a recruiter he was older than he was.

Allen Dale June, one of the 29 original Navajo Code Talkers who confounded the Japanese during World War II by transmitting messages in their native language god bless

Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Walks On

Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Walks On - Indian Country Media Network

John Sells (1915 - 2007) was a Navajo Code Talker during WWII. Nearly 60 years passed between the time John Sells, of Shiprock, served as a Navajo Code Talker and the day he told his family he was one of the select group.

John Sells - was a Navajo Code Talker During WWII. Nearly 60 Years Passed Between the Time John Sells, of Shiprock, Served as a Navajo Code Talker & the Day He Told His Family He Was One of the Select Group. By Artist Unknown.

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