Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two / Joseph Bruchac
eBook | Speak | 2006
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1 online resource (231 pages)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227).
Summary
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.
Contents
Sent away -- Boarding school -- To be forgotten -- Progress -- High school -- Sneak attack -- Navajos wanted -- New recruits -- Blessingway -- Boot camp -- Code school -- Learning the code -- Shipping out to Hawaii -- Enemies -- Field maneuvers -- Bombardment -- First landing -- On Bougainville -- Do you have a Navajo? -- Next targets -- Guam -- Fatigue -- Pavavu -- Iwo Jima -- In sight of Suribachi -- Black beach -- Okinawa -- Bomb -- Going home -- Author's note -- Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments.
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OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
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Print version: Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- Code talker 0142405965 (DLC) 2006298485 (OCoLC)70662960
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9781101664803 electronic bk.
1101664800 electronic bk.
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