During the beginning of World War II, the United States already had an idea to enlist Native Americans to help in the war effort. The United States had started recruiting many tribes like the Oneidas, Chippewas, Sac and Fox, and the Commanches. The men that were recruited usually went into the signal corps (Aaseng 19). The signal corps is the part of the military that develops, tests, provides, and manag...
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During World War II, there were various codes used to relay secret messages and commands between the different military commanders. Out of all the codes that were invented and used only one proved to be unbreakable by the Axis powers. The Navajo Code, the idea of an ordinary civilian by the name of Philip Johnston utilized the Native American Navajo language. Johnston was raised and lived on a Navajo reservation, so he was fluent in the language. At first military commanders were very skeptical of his idea for such a code and many thought it was doomed to fail. After the pilot program of the original twenty-nine Navajo Code Talkers succeeded, the Navajo Code was used in everyday communication of dispatch relay. The code was sophisticated and original, and its use helped to save many lives.
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