Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two - Chapters 10-15 Summary & Analysis

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With his parents' help, Ned joins the Marines. When he arrives at Fort Defiance Ned has his head shaved and is given new clothes. Ned and his fellow Navajos find boot camp easy because they are used to walking long distance with weight on their backs and doing other physical activities. Many of the white boys who joined at the same time fail to finish boot camp, but all the Navajos make it through. For Ned, it is also a lesson in dealing with white people. Ned actually befriends a fellow recruit when the boy, Georgia Boy, asks for help learning to read.

After boot camp, instead of going home on furlough like the other recruits, Ned and the other Navajos are immediately taken to Camp Elliot where they begin Code School. Johnny Manuelito is one of the teachers. On the...

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