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Windtalkers: The Making of the John Woo Film About the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II (Pictorial Moviebook) Hardcover – April 26, 2002

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The Navajo code talkers were instrumental in helping the U.S. win in the Pacific during World War II. There were only a few men who could speak the code, and Marines were told to protect them above all else. With 100 color photos, this book pays homage to John Woo's film Windtalkers, about the code talkers, which stars Nicholas Cage and Christian Slater. In addition to explanations about the "brutal" filming (the actors did many of their own stunts) and interviews with screenwriter John Rice and others, this official companion to the film also offers historical material. Included are a code talker dictionary, information about last year's Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony for the living code talkers and details about the Navajo nation and the code's origins. (June 14)
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John Woo is the acclaimed director of more than twenty-five American and Chinese films, including Mission: Impossible 2, Face/Off, Broken Arrow, and Hard Target. Senator Jeff Bingaman, D-New Mexico, led the process of awarding the Congressional Medal to the 29 Navajo Marines who developed the code, and silver medals to the approximately 400 Navajo Marines who became codetalkers. Antonia Felix was the co-editor of the illustrated companion book to the movie Pearl Harbor.

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