WWII http://kunm.org en Services held for Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez http://kunm.org/post/services-held-navajo-code-talker-chester-nez <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">Flags were lowered across New Mexico as family and friends gathered in Albuquerque for a funeral Mass to honor the last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">Chester Nez died last week in Albuquerque. He was 93.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:29:49 +0000 Associated Press 46404 at http://kunm.org Services held for Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez Last of Navajo Code Talkers Shares His Experience of WWII http://kunm.org/post/last-navajo-code-talkers-shares-his-experience-wwii <p>Only one of the original Navajo Code Talkers remains. Those were the 29 Navajo Marines who used their native language to devise an unbreakable code during World War II. Laurel Morales of the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> spoke with 90-year-old Veteran Chester Nez.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 16:18:13 +0000 3862 at http://kunm.org Last of Navajo Code Talkers Shares His Experience of WWII