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Nothing but Pictures: Alex Majoli and Paolo Pellegrin’s “Congo”

Coolest Pix Of 2012 Week 23. A woman walks past U.S. Army soldiers of 82nd Airborne Division securing an area during a patrol in the town of Senjaray, Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII by by Chester Nez, Judith Schiess Avila: 'Chester is the last living representative of the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. The code language he and his fellow recruits developed and used in battle was one of the most closely guarded secrets of the war. Historians agree that without it, the outcome of the war would have been completely different.' #Code_Talker