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Joseph LaFlesche: The Last Chief of the Omaha

Joseph LaFlesche

by Joe Starita Born about 1818 in northeast Nebraska, the son of a French fur trader and an Indian mother, Joseph LaFlesche grew up among a new subgroup of mixed-blood children—children who emerged from the bustling trading post culture clustered

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Unbreakable: The Navajo Code Talkers

Michael E. Haskew The need for swift communication in the heat of battle was readily apparent during the Solomon Islands Campaign. Responding to Japanese attacks, calling in artillery support, and relaying orders to front-line units without allowing the enemy to

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