June 5, 2014

Chester Nez, the last of ‘Original 29′ Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 93” -- Albuquerque Journal

Chester Nez, the last of the “Original 29″ Navajo Code Talkers who developed and implemented a top secret code that confounded the Japanese in World War II, died Wednesday at his home on Albuquerque’s West Side. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly on Wednesday issued a proclamation directing all flags on the Navajo Nation to be flown at half-staff in Nez’s honor from sunrise today until sunset Sunday. -- June 5, 2014