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"Navajo Weapon" documents the story of the Navajo code talkers.

"Navajo Weapon" documents the story of the Navajo code talkers.

Sally McClain writes a comprehensive book about the Navajo code talkers of World War II and includes photos and illustrations throughout the book.  “Navajo Weapon” tells not only of the training and exploits of the code talkers during the war but also discloses their life on the reservation before recruitment and after discharge from the Marine Corps. 

The code talkers share their feelings about serving in the Marines and helping their country during World War II.  They also tell how they live life on the reservation and how harsh discipline at the boarding schools where they were sent helped them become outstanding code talkers. Read the rest of this entry »

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