One of the orignal twenty-nine Navajo “Windtalkers” has passed away. (Above their gradution photo from boot camp in 1942.) Oliver was a Marine and with his fellow Navajo helped to develop a code language used during World War II. Since it was a little-used and little-known language (outside of the Navajo population) the Japanese found it nearly impossible to de-code. Windtalkers were used in every major Marine battle in WWII. Chester Nez remains the lone surviving Windtalker. He lives in Albequerque.