WW II Navajo Code Talker Dead at 93

Chester Nez was the last of the original group recruited to develop a code based on the Navajo language.
2:07 | 06/05/14

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93 year old Chester -- had one of those smiles many people -- met him and when you meet him you're charmed by him and one of those stories only 29 men could -- there -- a lot of naysayers and a lot of people who thought -- c'mon you know pension Navajo kids. How -- they can help us. But it turned out to be the only unbroken unspoken code in modern warfare. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It was a -- in Navajo used in World War II the Japanese couldn't crack it and it's credited for helping us eventually win the war. -- was -- last living of the original group. Any time anybody asked this. -- -- about his name who he was -- I'll be very proud. This is -- was written by -- -- -- So many people showed up to a book signing in Albuquerque -- -- -- eleven the store sold out of copies this is a loss. Other accolades follow -- parades ceremonies. And the original 29 were given the congressional gold medal in 2001. President Bush -- to got his hand shake is Hannity of the code talkers did to him but dad stood at attention to a salute. And I was so proud and asked him after exit. How committed chip -- prevalence data he said you don't do that for the commander in chief he saluted and that's what it. A lot of people knew Chester -- as a war hero and those who knew him -- say he was also a really good person. Copilot told us she suggested -- treat himself because the book was doing so well. I sent him popping you know maybe you could buy a new truck and heat and looked at me and he kept that sweet little smile he always seems to get and he said. You know I'm just so happy that all these people who are reading my book -- and -- -- mine Navajo people did for their country. Wednesday morning Chester -- -- body finally gave out. His travels over but his service and that -- now known by so many royal -- KOAT. Action 7 NEWS.

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