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Code Talkers Part II

Although the Choctaw Native Americans were the pioneers of Code Talking, it is the Navajo Native Americans who are traditionally associated with the term “code talkers”. During World War II, Navajo speakers were recruited by the US army to communicate in their native Navajo language and translate messages into English. These Native Americans were vital […]

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Code Talkers: The Importance of Language Translation During Wartime

When one thinks of warfare, what usually comes to mind are weapons, machinery, battlefields, etc. Language translation, however, is not something that is typically associated with war. Yet historically language translation has played a very important role in the victory or defeat of a nation during wartime. Particularly, the use of language and translation in […]

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