Publisher: Newmarket Press; First Paperback Edition edition (April 25, 2002)
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Size: 8.6 MB
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With greater than a hundred dramatic motion picture and old photographs, the reputable tie-in to the movie starring Nicolas Cage, in line with genuine occasions concerning the Navajo Marine code talkers, who constructed the single American code the japanese by no means cracked—from MGM in June 2002. within the first motion picture made at the topic, director John Woo (Mission: most unlikely 2, Face/Off) unearths the helpful activities of the Navajo code talkers throughout the struggle within the Pacific, heroes whose bravery earned them the Congressional Medal of Honor. The code talkers transmitted radio messages utilizing a mystery, effective, unbreakable code in keeping with their local language. The film's gripping climax happens throughout the conflict of Saipan, whilst the Marines, struggling with off the japanese, needs to possibility their lives to guard the code. This full-color better half e-book tells the interesting tale at the back of the movie—from evidence concerning the code's construction to old heritage of the Navajo state; from a glimpse into the rigorous code talker education software to creation information about remodeling a Hawaiian panorama right into a Saipan battlefront. The pages are full of attractive colour photos from the movie and old photos from the U.S. Marines and the nationwide data, besides own reflections by means of Woo and Senator Jeff Bingaman, screenwriters, manufacturers, and actors—plus samples and translations of the Navajo code. Approx. a hundred colour pictures.