NAVAJO CODE TALKERS … ‘No one knows that the Code Talkers in WW2 were not the first time Native Americans were used to confound the enemy. The Choctaws were used in World War One in the same manner as the Navajo in WW2. These men should be held in the same high regard as their Navajo cousins …. but for the most part are pretty much forgotten in the sands of time and by an ungrateful nation.’
Ungrateful nation … is an American reality!!
Time for the old professor to drop the history bomb!
Almost everyone knows the story of the Navajo Code Talkers during the Pacific campaign in World War Two……That Cage dude made the brave Native Americans a household term (for awhile)…..but no one knows that the Code Talkers in WW2 were not the first time Native Americans were used to confound the enemy.
The Choctaws were used in World War One in the same manner as the Navajo in WW2…….
One of the so-called “Five Civilized Tribes” of the southeastern United States, the Choctaw traditionally farmed corn, beans and pumpkins while also hunting, fishing and gathering wild edibles. Despite allying themselves with the United States in the War of 1812, they were pressured afterwards into ceding millions of acres of land to the government. Following the passage of the Indian Removal Act in 1830, most members of the tribe were then…
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