Exploring the personal and heartfelt story of the Navajo Code Talkers, this program tells the stories of the young Navajo men recruited from harsh government boarding schools into the Marines during World War II. From 1942-1945, the Code Talkers devised an unbreakable code in their native language and transmitted vital messages in the midst of combat against the Japanese.
Released in 2016, 60 minutes
- Format: DVD
- Producer: Valerie Red-Horse
- Studio: Independent Television Service
- Release Date: 2002
- Run Time: 60 minutes
About the Artist
Valerie Red-Horse is an actress and filmmaker of Cherokee/Sioux heritage. She is the founder, president, and owner of Red-Horse Native Productions, Inc., a company specializing in motion picture and television production.
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