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Navajo Code Talkers Bronze Medal 3” (993)

NAVAJO CODE TALKERS BRONZE MEDAL 3�
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Product will be available for shipping 08/06/2014
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This medal is a bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Navajo Code Talkers at a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building on July 26, 2000 in recognition of their dedication and valor. The medal measures 3” in diameter.

The obverse of the medal features two Marine Navajo code talkers communicating a radio message. Centered along the top of the medal is the inscription NAVAJO CODE TALKERS. Centered along the bottom is BY ACT OF CONGRESS 2000.

The reverse bears the Navajo Marine Corps emblem with USMC, the U.S. Marine Corps eagle, globe and anchor emblem and WWII centered along the top of the medal. Centered along the bottom is the inscription Diné Bizaad Yee Atah Naayéé’ Yik’eh Deesdl íí, which -means "The Navajo Language Was Used to Defeat the Enemy."

Authorized by the 106th Congress on May 23, 2000, the “Honoring the Navajo Code Talkers Act” honors the Navajo code talkers who distinguished themselves in performing a unique, highly successful communications operation that greatly assisted in saving countless lives and in hastening the end of World War II in the Pacific.

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Design: Obverse Designer/Engraver: Al Maletsky
Reverse Designer/Engraver: T. James Ferrell
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Public Law 106-554
Place Struck: Philadelphia (no mint mark)
Composition: Bronze

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To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, any order placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of July 26, 2000, at 12 noon (ET) shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored

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