Navajo Code Talkers Word Search

A fun printable word search puzzle featuring some of the Navajo Code Talker coded and decoded words such as Besh-Lo, Bird Carrier, Iron Fish, Lo-Tso-Yazzie, Mosquito, Small Whale, and Transport.

A small group of Navajo men, referred to as the Navajo Code Talkers, created an ingenious code for the U.S. military during World War II that the Japanese were unable to break, saving countless lives in the Pacific theater.

According to the Naval History & Heritage Command, these are the Navajo words and literal translations for some of the ships … Aircraft, Battleship, Beaver, Besh-Lo, Bird Carrier, Ca-Lo, Cha, Cruiser, Destroyer, Dineh-Nay-Ye-Hi, Iron Fish, Lo-Tso, Lo-Tso-Yazzie, Man Carrier, Mine Sweeper, Mosquito, Mosquito Boat, Sea Force, Shark, Ships, Small Whale, Submarine, Toh-Dineh-Ih, Transport, Tse-E, Tsidi-Moffa-Ye-Hi, and Whale.

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