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12/17/2019 Task: Decoding the Message 1/3 Task 1 Decoding the Message You may never learn to speak Navajo, but you can still use the code. In this activity, you’ll use part of the “Navajo Code Talkers’ Dictionary” to decode a top secret message. You’ll also use the information you decode to pinpoint an important location on a map from World War II. Part A During the Battle of Iwo Jima, Navajo code talkers sent an extremely important message to US military leaders. It formed one word: Sheep-Uncle-Ram-Ice-Bear-Ant-Cat-Horse-Itch Here is the Navajo translation: Dibeh, Shi-da, Dah-nes-tsa, Tkin, Shush, Wol-La-Chee, Moasi, Lin, Yeh-hes. But what did it mean? Use these sections from the “ Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary ” to see

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