navajo code

the unwritten code

the details

Code talking during war gave the United States the upper hand. the code talking stayed unknown about till 1968. the military recruited 375 to 420 Navajo members (Jevec, Adam and Lee Ann Potter).The Navajo code talkers were put with all 6 marine divisions. they also went with raiders and parachute units. In two days to sent and received over 800 messages without a problem. The Navajo code talking was an unwritten code so unless you were taught the language you could not find out what it meant. It was a way to communicate without letting the other side know what you talking about