Thomas Han - Code Talkers
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How can we gather information without the darn enemies knowing?
We could use the Navajo language.
Lo-Tso = WhaleCa-Lo = SharkBesh-Lo = Iron FishCha = BeaverToh-Dine-Ih = Sea Force
The U.S navy use codes to transport information through radios. However, the enemies could decipher the code. Now, the navy must find another way to communicate crucial information.
However, that all changed when Philip Johnston suggested the navy to use Navajo language as a code since the language was complex and hardly written.
In 1942, the navy decided to gather a group of Navajo men and trained them to create a code based on the Navajo language.
Eventually, around 400 Navajo men became "Code Talkers" and were successful at it.
The code talkers communicated important information in Navajo and passed the information onto the U.S Marines.
The code talkers weren't publicly awarded after the war. However, in 2001, they were awarded the Congressional Gold Medals.