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Johnston's Plan

This image depicts the cover page of Philip Johnston's proposal to use the Navajo language as a code during World War II.

He submitted his idea in February of 1942, not long after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.

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Media Credits

Image of Philip Johnston's proposal, cover page, suggesting the Navajo language be used as a WWII code.  Online courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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