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Navajo Code Talker

FILE - In this May 17, 2011 file photo, Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez poses at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Dean Hanson, File)

Last of original group of Navajo Code Talkers dies

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The language he once was punished for speaking in school became Chester Nez’s primary weapon in World War II. Before hundreds of men from the Navajo Nation became Code Talkers, Nez […]

06/04/2014

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2012

(AP) – Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever “the world’s oldest teenager.” Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.

12/19/2012

91-year-old Navajo Code Talker to receive degree

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 91-year-old New Mexico man who was a Navajo Code Talker in World War II will receive a degree next week from the University of Kansas. Chester Nez is the last […]

11/08/2012

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