Indians in the War

Steward, Ulian H. Indians In The War, United States Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs. Chicago: Illinois. 1945.

Native Americans in World War 2

Native Americans played the same rolls as many other Americans who entered into World War 2. They enlisted, fought in battles, suffered wounds, many were killed, some were captured, some received medals. Many of the women and men who didn’t go off to war, still participated at home, joining service groups and volunteering their time. This manuscript provides stories of these brave men and women Native Americans who fought for freedom during World War 2, casualty lists of injured, POW’s and KIA’s, as well as taking a brief look at the most important Navajo Code Talkers roll in WW2.

Indian Women Work for War Victory

Indian women, anxious to help out during the war-created manpower shortage, have made an astonishingly large contribution to their country’s needs. Thousands of them have left their homes to work in factories, on ranches and farms, and even as section hands to replace men who were vitally needed elsewhere. They have joined the nurses’ corps, …

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Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Utah Sammy Arrats, Ute, Tarawa Richard Burson, Ute, Iwo Jima Alfred Parriette, Ute, Pacific Harvey Natchees, Ute, Belgium Henry Drye, Paiute, Italy Washington …

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Oregon and South Dakota Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Oregon John Sampson, Cayuse-Umatilla, France Edson Chiloquin, Klamath-Modoc Roland Jackson, Klamath-Paiute LeRoy A. Moore, Klamath-Madoc Marvin J. Walker, Klamath John Jackson, Jr., Klamath …

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Oklahoma Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Rudoph Allen, Tonkawa, Europe Oland Kemble, Pnoca, France Levi Horsechief, Pawnee, Europe Marcellus Choteau, Kaw, Philippines Gale New Moon, Ponca, Europe Lawrence Good …

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New York and North Dakota Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. New York Arthur Lazore, Mohawk, France Leonard Beaubien, Mohawk, France Friacis Billings, Mohawk, France Stanley Connors, Mohawk, Palaus Louis Martin, Mohawk, Europe Wilford …

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New Mexico Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Hiram R. Brown, Acoma Pueblo Francis J. Johnson, Acoma Pueblo Manuel R. Cata, San Juan Pueblo Regorio Calabaza, Santo Domingo Pueblo Dempsey Chapito, …

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Montana, Nebraska and Nevada Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Montana Max Small, Cheyenne Edward Sam Bixby, Cheyenne Dale Spang, Cheyenne Jasper Tallwhiteman, Cheyenne Ben Bearchum, Cheyenne Robert Bigback, Cheyenne Russell Fisher, Cheyenne …

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Michigan, Minnesota, and Mississippi Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Michigan Irving J. Theodore, Saginaw, Pacific Thurlow McClellan, Ottawa-Chippewa, Palaus Minnesota Daniel Bellanger, Chippewa, France John Northrup, Chippewa, France Eugene Johnson, Chippewa, Cassino …

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Colorado, Idaho, Kansas and Louisiana Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Colorado Anthony Burch, Ute, Belgium Allen Carel, Ute, Holland John Werito, Navajo, Pacific Curtis Toledo, Navajo, Pacific Raymond Lopez, Navajo, Pacific Idaho Lawrence …

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California Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Shuman Shaw, Paiute, Europe Benjamin D. Oscar, Yurok, Holland Walter Campbell, Pomo, France Samuel Powvall Mission, Germany William I. Reed, Yurok, Pacific Kenneth …

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Arizona Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Paul Hendricks, Papago, Germany Manuel Kisto, Papago, Germany Fernando Lopez, Papago, Europe Nelson Lopez, Papago, Belgium Nalia Lopez, Papago, Belgium Hanson Norris, Papago, …

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Navajo Code Talkers

By MT Sgt. Murrey Marder Corps Combat Correspondent Reprinted by Admission of The Marine Corps Gazette Through the Solomon’s, in the Marianas, at Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and almost every island where Marines have stormed ashore in this war, the Japanese have heard a strange language gurgling through the earphones of their radio listening sets a …

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Wisconsin and Wyoming Indian Honored War Dead

The following Honored War Dead, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Wisconsin Richard J. Ackley, Chippewa, Italy Matthew Johnson, Winnebago, Europe Joseph Gravorette, Belgium Robert Duffy, Chippewa Joseph Matchoma, Menominee, France Donald J. Brisk, Oneida, …

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