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Author Meadows, William C., 1966-

Title The Comanche code talkers of World War II / William C. Meadows
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 280 pages, 13 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations cm
Contents Notes on the Comanche sound system / by Jean O. Charney -- The origins of Native American code talking -- Native American veterans and code talkers in World War II -- "Get him back on that scale and weigh him again!" -- "Utekwapa naka = I hear what you say" -- Fighting Po'sataiboo' : Crazy White Man -- "Numurekwa'etuu = Comanche speakers!" -- Appendix A, Members of Company E, 142d Infantry, Thirty-sixth Division, World War I. Appendix B, World War I Choctaw code talkers. Appendix C, Organization of the Fourth Infantry Division, 1941-1945. Appendix D, Combat narrative of the Fourth Infantry Division. Appendix E, Fourth Infantry Division campaign (June 6, 1944 to May 8, 1945). Appendix F, Fourth Signal Company activities, 1940-1945. Appendix G, Glossary of Comanche code terms. Appendix H, Known Native American code talkers of World Wars I and II (tribes, group size, form of code talking, and military units)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-275) and index
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Subject Comanche Indians.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Indian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Normandy.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002006779
ISBN 0292798504 (electronic bk.)
9780292798502 (electronic bk.)