Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Oral History Interview

During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to help the military secretly communicate their operational plans. In a… read more

During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to help the military secretly communicate their operational plans. In a series of interviews, Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith talked about witnessing Japanese soldiers' suicides, his decision to stay silent about his war experience, and his religious customs. Conducted between 2004 and 2006, the interviews took place at Mr. Smith’s home in New Mexico and on the islands where he served during the war. close

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Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
459727-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Gallup, New Mexico, United States
First Aired:
Apr 27, 2019 | 2:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 29, 2019 | 6:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 27, 2019 | 2:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2019 | 6:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2019 | 12:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2019 | 6:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3