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Salt Lake City - 92-year-old World War II Navajo Code Talker Dies In Utah

Jan 15, 2016 at 02:15 PM

Salt Lake City - A Navajo man who helped stump the Japanese during World War II using a code based on his native language has died in suburban Salt Lake City. Ernest Yazhe's daughter Melissa Yazhe tells The Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/1ZnZWWK ) that her 92-year-old father died of renal failure Tuesday. Yazhe joined the U.S. Marines when he was 19 and became one of the hundreds of code...

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