National Navajo Code Talkers Day

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This Navajo Code Talkers Day, listen to Pfc. Joe Hosteen Kellwood sing the Marines’ Hymn in Navajo.

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  1. 35282698
    35282698 Aug 15, 2017

    Inspireing semper fi

  2. 34847006
    34847006 Aug 16, 2017

    This is great! True Marine Corps style. Semper Fi

  3. garryscot
    garryscot Aug 16, 2017

    My wife's grandfather, William McCabe, was one of the original 29 Code Talkers and was primarily responsible for the code developed for use in World War II. There are two places you can go for great stuff on the Code Talkers. First, none of the original 29 are alive any longer. But there are a few who live and work, yes work, in Old Town Albuquerque, NM. They have a small store there where they sell books, the proceeds of which go for the education of Navajo children. They will go through the books with you and autograph all the places where information appears about them. It's a very neat experience. They will also sit outside under a tent just to meet and greet people. It was very interesting for my wife to meet men who knew her grandfather. The other great place is Monument Valley. That's the place where all the old John Wayne and other westerns were shot with spectacular desert and rock formations. The Navajo have built a beautiful hotel there, which by the way also has a great restaurant. A wing of that hotel is a museum, a good part of which is dedicated to the Code Talkers. Jan got to see pictures of her grandfather, along with his original orders.

  4. garryscot
    garryscot Aug 16, 2017

    continued: The whole Code Talker story is there along with a lot of memorabilia. There was a movie made about the Code Talkers, called Wind Talkers. It starred Nicholas Cage and a bunch of other very familiar names and was a depiction of the darker side of being a Code Talker, and one who watched over them. It is a John Woo movie so there is probably more blood than there needs to be, but the story is good, and fairly accurate.

  5. 34491170
    34491170 Aug 16, 2017

    The code talkers can never be honored enough for their service to our country!

  6. SgtDaddy1961
    SgtDaddy1961 Aug 17, 2017


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