The Resource Code talker : the first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII, Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila, (eaudio)

Code talker : the first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII, Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila, (eaudio)

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Code talker : the first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII
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Code talker
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the first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII
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Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila
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eng
Summary
In the 1920s, growing up on the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo Reservation wasn't easy. There was no electricity or indoor plumbing. The New Mexico summers were hot and the winters harsh. But the beautiful mesas provided bountiful land on which to raise sheep and goats, and the Navajo celebrated their spiritual connection to nature. His name wasn't Chester Nez. That was the English name he was assigned in kindergarten. And in boarding school at Fort Defiance, he was punished for speaking his native language, as the teachers sought to rid him of his culture and traditions. But discrimination didn't stop Chester from answering the call to defend his country after Pearl Harbor, for the Navajo have always been warriors, and his upbringing gave him the strength--both physical and mental--to excel as a Marine. During World War II, the Japanese had managed to crack every code the United States used. But when the Marines turned to its Navajo recruits to develop and implement a secret military language, they created the only unbroken code in modern warfare--and helped assure victory for the United States over Japan in the South Pacific. Chester Nez is the only surviving member of the original twenty-nine code talkers--and this is his story
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Midwest
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Nez, Chester
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Read by David Colacci
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  • Avila, Judith Schiess
  • Colacci, David
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  • Navajo code talkers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Marines
  • Navajo Indians
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adult
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Code talker : the first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII, Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781452624983
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11248925
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11248925
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MWT11248925
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Label
Code talker : the first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII, Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452624983
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11248925
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11248925
System control number
MWT11248925
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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