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Gallup in McKinley County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Navajo Code Talkers

Departure

 

—May 4, 1942 —

 
Navajo Code Talkers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
1. Navajo Code Talkers Marker
Inscription.
29 Marines prepare to depart during World War II

 
Location. 35° 31.75′ N, 108° 44.423′ W. Marker is in Gallup, New Mexico, in McKinley County. Marker is on East Historic Route 66 (State Road 118), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 East Historic 66, Gallup NM 87301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans (approx. one mile away); Gallup (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fort Wingate (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, World II
 
Navajo Code Talkers Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2010
2. Navajo Code Talkers Marker and Statue
The marker is embedded in the sidewalk at the foot of the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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