Navajo Code Talkers Honored

Navajo Code Talkers were honored for serving their country despite the injustices they suffered from their own government. Native… read more

Navajo Code Talkers were honored for serving their country despite the injustices they suffered from their own government. Native speakers of Navajo served in all six Marine Divisions from 1942 to 1945, passing communications in an unbreakable code. The National Japanese American Memorial Foundation presented their annual Award for Patriotism to the Navajo Code Talkers Association. Three code talkers briefly shared their stories and responded to questions from Mr. Uchida.

This National Japanese American Memorial Foundation event was held on Monday, April 26, 2010, at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.  close

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  • Kwok, Daphne Member National Japanese American Memorial Foundation->Board of Directors
  • Little, Keith Code Talker (Former) U.S. Marine Corps
  • MacDonald, Peter Code Talker (Former)
  • Odo, Franklin Director National Japanese American Memorial Foundation->Research and Educational Development
  • Taguba, Antonio Major General (Retired) U.S. Army
  • Tso, Samuel Code Talker (Former) U.S. Marine Corps
  • Uchida, Craig Chairman National Japanese American Memorial Foundation->Board of Directors
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Navajo Code Talkers Honored

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Program ID:
293261-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2010
Last Aired:
May 17, 2010

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  • May 16, 2010 | 2:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2010 | 8:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2010 | 2:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2010 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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