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Navajo Code Talkers in 1945...
Item # 622440
September 19, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1945
* Navajo Code Talkers (Windtalkers)
* United States Marines
* World War II era
Page 9 has one column headings: "NAVAJO CODE TALK KEPT FOE GUESSING" "Indians With Marines, Using Rare Native Tongue, Insured Secrecy of Messages" Rare coverage on the use of this secret code in the Pacific Theater during world War II. This is the only mention of these Island Indians during this time in the New York Times.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century