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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2018 11:12 a.m. PST

…from WWII

"The Navajo "Code Talkers," while being the most famous, were not the only Native Americans that fought with distinction during WWII. Men from the Colville tribe, originating in the Pacific Northwest, saw active service with many of the most highly decorated units in the US Military.

Here are the stories of just six of those brave men…."
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Mobius23 Jun 2018 12:41 p.m. PST

Interesting one was killed Sept. 25 1945. Maybe by a holdout? Though westerners were killed in Vietnam around that time by mobs and a member of the OSS was killed on the 26th while searching for missing pilots.

jdginaz24 Jun 2018 11:41 a.m. PST

And the Navajos weren't the only code talkers. The Hopi and I believe the Comanches (I know they provided code talkers during WWI) also provided code talkers.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Jun 2018 2:39 p.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend!. (smile)


Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jun 2018 5:39 a.m. PST

Actually a number of code talkers

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