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Code talker / Chester Nez, with Judith Schiess Avila.

Nez, Chester. (Author). Avila, Judith Schiess. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Linn Libraries Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Albany Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albany Main Library 940.54 NEZ (Text) IALBO10253747R Book Club Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780425244234
  • ISBN: 0425244237
  • Physical Description: viii, 310 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2011.

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12 copies.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Chester Nez, the last surviving member of the original twenty-nine code talkers, discusses his life growing up in the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo reservation, and shares the story of how he helped the United States develop and implement a secret military language based on his native language during World War II that became the only unbroken code in modern warfare.
Subject: Nez, Chester.
Navajo code talkers > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Indian.
United States. Marine Corps > Biography.
Marines > United States > Biography.
Navajo Indians > Biography.
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