Subject Files and Photographs
Subject files and photographs capture the administration, management, and tasks related to and/or involving Code Talkers during World War I and World War II. Many of these records are not available online. For additional information about these records, click on the National Archives Identifier number.
Subject Files typically compile records on a variety of topics into a single record series, arranged alphabetically by subject heading. "Code Talkers" is one of the many subject headings that could be found in this type of series. The following are two examples.
"Navajo Code Talkers," Subject Files Relating to World War II, c. 1920-1955
This file is part of a larger group of records from the Marine Corps. Visit the National Archives Catalog for the full archival records description and contact information: National Archives Identifier 785109. These records have not yet been digitized.
Use of American Indians as Communication Linguists, 1943-1944
This file is part of a larger group of records relating to intelligence. General topics include codes and ciphers (allied, enemy, and neutral nations); signals equipment; history of intelligence activities; code breaking by the allies; code breaking by the enemy; captured documents; military operations; interrogations; and personalities. Visit the National Archives Catalog for the full archival description and contact information: National Archives Identifier 2765793.
The National Archives holds photographs of Code Talkers from World Wars I and II, as well as later memorial events.
Photographs of Navajo Indian "Code-Talkers" in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-1948
These photographs originated with the U.S. Marine Corps, but were compiled by the Defense Audiovisual Agency (DAVA) in the early 1980s. The photographs document Navajo Indian Code Talkers during World War II as they served in various capacities during the war.
Visit the National Archives Catalog for the full archival description and contact information: National Archives Identifier 532395.
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