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Last Original Navajo Code Talker Dies at 93

Chester Nez, the last surviving U.S. Marine from the original unit of World War II Navajo Code Talkers, died early Wednesday in his home state of New Mexico.  He was 93. Nez - a 10th grader in 1941 who lied to recruiters about his age - and 28 other Navajo enlisted in the Marines shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.   The 29 recruits were later assembled to develop a communications code for use in the Pacific theater that could not be deciphered by the Japanese...

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