Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two - Prologue: Listen, My Grandchildren and Chapters 1-4 Summary & Analysis

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Prologue: Listen, My Grandchildren and Chapters 1-4 Summary

This book is a fictional novel. However, the story of the Code Talkers is based in fact.

Ned Begay tells his grandchildren to gather around so that he might tell them the truth of how he won several medals during his service as a Marine during World War II. To begin, Ned shows his children a picture of the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima. Ned points out Ira Hayes, a Pima Indian, who was featured in the photograph.

Ned, who was known by his parents as Kii Yazhi, little boy, was only six when his family agreed to send him away to a white man's boarding school so that he might learn English. Ned says goodbye to his great-grandfather, mother, and father before getting into a wagon with his...

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