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1918: First Combat Employment of Choctaw Codetalkers

Thursday, October 26, 2023

26 October 1918: First combat employment of Native American (Choctaw) Code Talkers.

Native American Code Talkers were awarded the NSA's highest honor by being inducted as a group into the NSA Cryptologic Hall of Honor in 2013. Read more on their NSA Hall of Honor page via the link below. In December 2014, the NCM's Native American Code Talker exhibit was updated. Learn more about the exhibit and the Code Talkers' honors via the additional link below.


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