Code TalkersBy:Project by: Jordan, Colby, andCameron
Before World War II•Before The war, Navajo Indians were forced to go to school and learnthe English language.• They were c...
During WWII• When the war started, Japanese Decoders kept on decoding U.S. codes.• Then they discovered that the language ...
The end of WWII• The Navajo used codes to help end the war.• They were a part of the “Island Hopping” technique. They woul...
Navajos After The War• They went back to their normal life andwere not recognized for their efforts untillong after the wa...
Navajos After The War• They went back to their normal life andwere not recognized for their efforts untillong after the wa...
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  1. 1. Code TalkersBy:Project by: Jordan, Colby, andCameron
  2. 2. Before World War II•Before The war, Navajo Indians were forced to go to school and learnthe English language.• They were constantly insulted and were told to forget their nativelanguage.• They had to shave their traditionally long hair and were put in boringshirts that did not meet the native customs.This is boring
  3. 3. During WWII• When the war started, Japanese Decoders kept on decoding U.S. codes.• Then they discovered that the language of Navajo was impossible to decode.• The U.S. Marines started recruiting Navajo Indians who were fluent in English andNavajo.• They went through standard marine training and then learned to become codetalkers.• They were put out in the thick of battle to decode secret messages that helped theU.S. in battles with the Japanese.
  4. 4. The end of WWII• The Navajo used codes to help end the war.• They were a part of the “Island Hopping” technique. They would have had to invadeJapan, but the U.S.A. decided to send an atom bomb at Hiroshima and anotherJapanese city instead.• This killed thousands of Japanese people, but saved hundreds of American lives.U.S.A.Japan
  5. 5. Navajos After The War• They went back to their normal life andwere not recognized for their efforts untillong after the war.• They were finally recognized in July 2001
  6. 6. Navajos After The War• They went back to their normal life andwere not recognized for their efforts untillong after the war.• They were finally recognized in July 2001

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