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Samuel vacation used to be certainly one of a small staff of Navajo males enlisted by way of the Marine Corps in the course of global conflict II to exploit their local language to transmit mystery communications at the battlefield. in response to huge interviews with Robert S. McPherson, less than the Eagle is Holiday’s shiny account of his personal tale.
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