Code Talkers and Warriors, part of the insightful new Landmark Events in Native American History set, chronicles Native American life during World War II. This impeccably researched and illustrated volume covers issues such as draft resistance on the basis of religion and sovereignty; the relocation of Native Americans to West Coast defense plants; how the war facilitated assimilationist thinking; the transition to post-war life; and Native American contributions to the war effort, such as the famed code talkers and Iwo Jima.Operating on this bit of knowledge, Admiral Nimitz put his only three carriersathe Hornet, the Enterprise, and the newly repaired Yorktownain the vicinity of Midway Island, ... In order to gain this knowledge, he led one of several high-level bomber attacks on the Japanese fleet at Midway. ... Tinker was killed when his British version of the B-24D (LB 30) bomber crashed while returning to Hawaii. He wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Code Talkers and Warriors|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|