Marine Follows Code-Talker Grandfather's Footsteps to Iwo Jima

By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez

A Marine Corps lance corporal climbed Mount Suribachi, Japan, located on the Iwo Jima island where her grandfather stood during World War II as one of six Navajo Code Talkers, a group of Native American service members who used their native tongue to communicate messages -- a language the Japanese never cracked.

Published August 02, 2017 at 11:48AM.

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