September 14, 2010
Allen Dale June was one of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers credited with developing the unbreakable code used during World War II.
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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Last Friday, Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. ordered flags on the Navajo Nation to be flown at half-staff until sunset today in honor and recognition of the late Navajo Code Talker Allen Dale June, who died Sept. He was 91. "The late Allen Dale June was renowned as one of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers who served the United States of America, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the Navajo Nation during World War II with courage, honor and distinction," President Shirley said.