The Language of Victory American Indian Code Talkers of World War I and World War II Thanks to the Hollywood film Windtalkers the Navajo code talkers of World War II emerged from the annals of history to become world famous But few people know that at least twenty other American

  • Title: The Language of Victory: American Indian Code Talkers of World War I and World War II
  • Author: Gary Robinson
  • ISBN: 9781462003464
  • Page: 248
  • Format: Paperback
  • Thanks to the 2002 Hollywood film Windtalkers, the Navajo code talkers of World War II emerged from the annals of history to become world famous But few people know that at least twenty other American Indian languages were used to send coded military messages during World War I and II messages that were never decoded by America s enemies Relying on US Department of DeThanks to the 2002 Hollywood film Windtalkers, the Navajo code talkers of World War II emerged from the annals of history to become world famous But few people know that at least twenty other American Indian languages were used to send coded military messages during World War I and II messages that were never decoded by America s enemies Relying on US Department of Defense documents, never before seen or heard interviews with Choctaw, Comanche, and Navajo code talkers, and other primary sources, filmmaker and American Indian historian Gary Robinson delivers a meticulously researched account of this little known part of US history In this multifaceted story, Robinson discusses the evolution of military communications and delves into the historical, cultural, and linguistic developments of the American Indians prior to World War I that led to their significant contribution during both world wars Robinson digs deeper than the historical record With skillful precision, he contrasts the changing federal government policies that transformed Native American languages from cultural relics worthy only of the trash bin to valued gems demanding preservation He also questions how America s history might have been altered if missionaries and government agencies had successfully eliminated America s indigenous languages Engaging and brilliantly constructed, The Language of Victory presents a compelling contribution to the historiography of World War II and the American Indian.

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    1. I purchased this to read for work. As I was reading, it became something so much more than that. I did not grow up in my tribe--most because my parents were born in the 50s and we haven't been able to track down which specific tribes they come from. My dad's been able to narrow it down a little to Cherokee, Powhatan, or Creek (I don't know which bands or groups or any of that). My mom has much less to go on. Even so, to know people born on this continent, within the borders of the United States, [...]

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