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  • 1. Navajo Code Talkers By: Autumn Coffman and Bethany Ledford
  • 2. The Code
    • Navajo men were warriors
    • They helped with secret communications on the battlefield during WWII
    • Their code saved many lives in the war
    • Japanese could break any code of the Americans until they used the Navajo men
  • 3. The Idea
    • Philip Jonhston a world war I veteran had the idea of using Navajo men for code talk. It was not a new idea because in WWI they used native Americans.
    • They recruited Navajo men and made them military as Marine Corps Radio Operators
  • 4. This is a picture of the Navajo code talker explaining what he is saying.
  • 5. Examples
    • A- Wol-La-Chee- means ant
    • B- Shush- Bear
    • C- Be-Gushi- Cow
    • D- De- Deer
    • E- Eh- Nah- Eye
    • F- Ma-e- Fox
    • J- Jeha- Gum
  • 6. More examples
    • T- Nash- Needle
    • T- A- Who- Teeth
    • U- Shi-da- Uncle
    • W- Gloe-Ih-Weasel
    • X- Al-Na-As-Zih- Cross
    • The codes would be said and somebody would sit with paper and break the code.
  • 7. This picture shows the medal the Navajo code talkers got in the military for helping Americans
  • 8. Why they helped
    • They helped them with the war going on in the Pacific
    • United States was in trouble after the Pearl Harbor attacked and they needed help.
    • Nazi’s kept bombing over night
    • The Americans really needed help
  • 9. This is verterans of the Navajo men
    • They helped in the war and survived everything they went through. They helped Americans win in the pacific
  • 10. The Awards
    • The men that helped with Americans making the Navajo Code received a medal of honor when they got out of the war.
    • They were greatly appreciated by many because the Americans needed all the help they could get to beat the Japanesse
  • 11. This is a picture of a statue
    • They went through a lot and they got a statue to help honor them for all the bravery they had.
  • 12. Works Cited
    • Rosenburg, Jennifer. &quot;Code Talkers.&quot; Code Talkers . Web. 24 Mar. 2010. <http://history1900s.about.com/od/worldwarii/a/navajacode.htm>.
    • &quot;Bingaman Code Talkers.&quot; U.S. Senate Jeff Bingaman: Democrat from New Mexico . Web. 24 Mar. 2010. <http;//bingman.senate.gov/features/codetalker
    • &quot;Official Site of the Navajo Code Talkers.&quot; Web. 24 Mar. 2010. <http://www.navajocodetalkers.org/>.
    • &quot;Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary.&quot; Naval History and Heritage Command . Web. 24 Mar. 2010. <http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq61- 4.htm>.

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