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Last of navajo code talkers dies at 93  navajo language in jeopardy

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Current Event June 24, 2014

Last of Navajo Code Talkers Dies at 93, Navajo Language in Jeopardy

The last of World War II’s Navajo Code Talkers died at 93 years old. Americans collaborated with the Native American Navajo tribe to create a code that was unbreakable to Japanese forces during WWII. Today, the Navajo fear their language will die out. Listen to this public radio story to learn why.

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Story Length: 3:21

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AIR DATE: 06/05/2014

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