Chester Nez saved America, but couldn’t tell anyone about it for decades. His work was ignored.
He lived to see some recognition for the work he and his fellow Code Talkers did.
There are many morals to his tale, particularly appropriate now as we wind down two wars.
Mr. Nez died this morning, Wednesday, June 4, at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was 93.
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