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National Navajo Code Talkers Day

“August 14 is National Navajo Code Talkers Day, a day to commemorate the contributions of Native American code talkers who served in the U.S. military during World Wars I and II. Code talkers utilized a secret, coded language, based on their native language, to communicate important information over military telephones and radios.”

Source: National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Learn more:
National Museum of the American Indian: National Native American Veterans Memorial
Library of Congress Blogs: Navajo Code Talkers Day
American Battle Monuments Commission: Home Page