Member of original 29 Code Talkers dies in Arizona


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Zipperhead
March 22, 2011, 09:19 PM
Member of original 29 Code Talkers dies in Arizona

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/mar/22/member-of-original-29-code-talkers-dies-in/

Lloyd Oliver wasn't much of a talker, but it was clear that he was proud to have his native language serve as a key weapon during World War II. As part of an elite group of Marines, he helped develop and implement a code based on the Navajo language that helped win the war.

He was a local Phoenix Metro resident.

A stark reminder that the Greatest Generation is swiftly vanishing.

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