INDIAN 'CODE TALKERS' PROTECT ARMY'S COMMUNICATIONS

Napoleon once said, "the secret of war lies in the communications." If he were around today, he might have revised it to, “secure communications.”

During World Wars I and II, the military needed a quick and reliable means of protecting its radio, telephone and telegraphic messages from enemy intelligence. American Indian tribes had their own languages and dialects that few outside the tribes understood, and many of their languages were not even written down. Their languages were ideal for the task at hand and fortunately, a large number of Indians had joined the armed forces.

World War I

In France during World War I, the 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Division, had a company of Indians who spoke 26 languages and dialects. Two Indian officers were selected to supervise a communications system staffed by 18 Choctaw. The team transmitted messages relating to troop movements and their own tactical plans in their native tongue. Soldiers from other tribes, including the Cheyenne, Comanche, Cherokee, Osage and Yankton Sioux also were enlisted to communicate as code talkers. Previous to their arrival in France, the Germans had broken every American code used, resulting in the deaths of many Soldiers. However, the Germans never broke the Indians’ “code,” and these Soldiers became affectionately known as “code talkers.”

World War II

During World War II, the Army used Indians in its signal communications operations in both the European and Pacific theaters of operations. Student code talkers were instructed in basic military communications techniques. The code talkers then developed their own words for military terms than never existed in their own native tongue. For instance, the world for “colonel” was translated to “silver eagle,” “fighter plane” became “hummingbird,” “minesweeper” became “beaver,” “half-track” became “race track,” and “pyrotechnic” became “fancy fire.”

The Army and Marine Corps used a group of 24 Navajo code talkers in the Pacific Theater, who fought in the many bloody island campaigns. In North Africa, eight Soldiers from the Meskwaki tribe in Iowa served as code talkers in the 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Division. In Europe, the 4th Signal Company, 4th Infantry Division, was assigned 17 Comanche code talkers. From the D-Day landings at Normandy in June 1944, to the liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge, they kept the lines of communications secure.

Soldiers from other tribes, including the Kiowa, Winnebago, Chippewa, Creek, Seminole, Hopi, Lakota, Dakota, Menominee, Oneida, Pawnee, Sac, Fox and Choctaw served during the war. Some were killed and wounded and at least one was taken prisoner. As a testament to their professionalism, the enemy was never able to break the code talkers’ communications.

Many of the code talkers continued in their military careers, serving during the Korean and Vietnam wars.

Belated Recognition

For many years, the code talkers’ work remained classified. Then on June 18, 2002, Congress passed the Code Talkers Recognition Act to recognize the important part that these Soldiers played in “performing highly successful communications operations of a unique type that greatly assisted in saving countless lives and in hastening the end of World War I and World War II.” The act further states that the code talkers operated “under some of the heaviest combat action ... around the clock to provide information … such as the location of enemy troops and the number of enemy guns.”

Congress recognized the remarkableness of the code talkers’ achievements, despite societal discrimination against them. The act states that at “… a time when Indians were discouraged from practicing their native culture, a few brave men used their cultural heritage, their language, to help change the course of history.”
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Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary
REVISED AS OF 15 JUNE 1945
(DECLASSIFIED UNDER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DIRECTIVE 5200.9)

Alphabet/    Navajo Word/    Literal Translation NAMES OF VARIOUS
ORGANIZATIONS/  NAVAJO WORD/   LITERAL TRANSLATION
A                WOL-LA-CHEE                ANT
A                BE-LA-SANA                 APPLE
A                TSE-NILL                   AXE
B                NA-HASH-CHID               BADGER
B                SHUSH                      BEAR
B                TOISH-JEH                  BARREL
C                MOASI                      CAT
C                TLA-GIN                    COAL
C                BA-GOSHI                   COW
D                BE                         DEER
D                CHINDI                     DEVIL
D                LHA-CHA-EH                 DOG
E                AH-JAH                     EAR
E                DZEH                       ELK
E                AH-NAH                     EYE
F                CHUO                       FIR
F                TSA-E-DONIN-EE             FLY
F                MA-E                       FOX
G                AH-TAD                     GIRL
G                KLIZZIE                    GOAT
G                JEHA                       GUM
H                TSE-GAH                    HAIR
H                CHA                        HAT
H                LIN                        HORSE
I                TKIN                       ICE
I                YEH-HES                    ITCH
I                A-CHI                      INTESTINE
J                TKELE-CHO-G                JACKASS
J                AH-YA-TSINNE               JAW
J                YIL-DOI                    JERK
K                JAD-HO-LONI                KETTLE
K                BA-AH-NE-DI-TININ          KEY
K                KLIZZIE-YAZZIE             KID
L                DIBEH-YAZZIE               LAMB
L                AH-JAD                     LEG
L                NASH-DOIE-TSO              LION
M                TSIN-TLITI                 MATCH
M                BE-TAS-TNI                 MIRROR
M                NA-AS-TSO-SI               MOUSE
N                TSAH                       NEEDLE
N                A-CHIN                     NOSE
O                A-KHA                      OIL
O                TLO-CHIN                   ONION
O                NE-AHS-JAH                 OWL
P                CLA-GI-AIH                 PANT
P                BI-SO-DIH                  PIG
P                NE-ZHONI                   PRETTY
Q                CA-YEILTH                  QUIVER
R                GAH                        RABBIT
R                DAH-NES-TSA                RAM
R                AH-LOSZ                    RICE
S                DIBEH                      SHEEP
S                KLESH                      SNAKE
T                D-AH                       TEA
T                A-WOH                      TOOTH
T                THAN-ZIE                   TURKEY
U                SHI-DA                     UNCLE
U                NO-DA-IH                   UTE
V                A-KEH-DI-GLINI             VICTOR
W                GLOE-IH                    WEASEL
X                AL-NA-AS-DZOH              CROSS
Y                TSAH-AS-ZIH                YUCCA
Z                BESH-DO-TLIZ               ZINC                     
  • CORPS            DIN-NEH-IH                 CLAN
    DIVISION         ASHIH-HI                   SALT
    REGIMENT         TABAHA                     EDGE WATER
    BATTALION        TACHEENE                   RED SOIL
    COMPANY          NAKIA                      MEXICAN
    PLATOON          HAS-CLISH-NIH              MUD
    SECTION          YO-IH                      BEADS
    SQUAD            DEBEH-LI-ZINI              BLACK SHEEP
OFFICERS
COMMANDING GEN.  BIH-KEH-HE (G)             WAR CHIEF
MAJOR GEN.       SO-NA-KIH                  TWO STAR
BRIGADIER GEN.   SO-A-LA-IH                 ONE STAR
COLONEL          ATSAH-BESH-LE-GAI          SILVER EAGLE
LT. COLONEL      CHE-CHIL-BE-TAH-BESH-LEGAI SILVER OAK LEAF
MAJOR            CHE-CHIL-BE-TAH-OLA        GOLD OAK LEAF
CAPTAIN          BESH-LEGAI-NAH-KIH         TWO SILVER BARS
LIEUTENANT       BESH-LEGAI-A-LAH-IH        ONE SILVER BAR
COMMANDING OFFICER HASH-KAY-GI-NA-TAH       WAR CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER  BIH-DA-HOL-NEHI          THOSE IN CHARGE
NAMES OF COUNTRIES
AFRICA          ZHIN-NI                     BLACKIES
ALASKA          BEH-HGA                     WITH WINTER
AMERICA         NE-HE-MAH                   OUR MOTHER
AUSTRALIA       CHA-YES-DESI                ROLLED HAT
BRITAIN         TOH-TA                      BETWEEN WATERS
CHINA           CEH-YEHS-BESI               BRAIDED HAIR
FRANCE          DA-GHA-HI                   BEARD
GERMANY         BESH-BE-CHA-HE              IRON HAT
ICELAND         TKIN-KE-YAH                 ICE LAND
INDIA           AH-LE-GAI                   WHITE CLOTHES
ITALY           DOH-HA-CHI-YALI-TCHI        STUTTER
JAPAN           BEH-NA-ALI-TSOSIE           SLANT EYE
PHILIPPINE      KE-YAH-DA-NA-LHE            FLOATING ISLAND
RUSSIA          SILA-GOL-CHI-IH             RED ARMY
SOUTH AMERICA   SHA-DE-AH-NE-HI-MAH         SOUTH OUR MOTHER
SPAIN           DEBA-DE-NIH                 SHEEP PAIN

NAMES OF AIRPLANES
PLANES          WO-TAH-DE-NE-IH             AIR FORCE
DIVE BOMBER     GINI                        CHICKEN HAWK
TORPEDO PLANE   TAS-CHIZZIE                 SWALLOW
OBS. PLAN       NE-AS-JAH                   OWL
FIGHTER PLANE   DA-HE-TIH-HI                HUMMING BIRD
BOMBER PLANE    JAY-SHO                     BUZZARD
PATROL PLANE    GA-GIH                      CROW
TRANSPORT       ATSAH                       EAGLE
NAMES OF SHIPS
SHIPS           TOH-DINEH-IH                SEA FORCE
BATTLESHIP      LO-TSO                      WHALE
AIRCRAFT        TSIDI-MOFFA-YE-HI           BIRD CARRIER
SUBMARINE       BESH-LO                     IRON FISH
MINE SWEEPER    CHA                         BEAVER
DESTROYER       CA-LO                       SHARK
TRANSPORT       DINEH-NAY-YE-HI             MAN CARRIER
CRUISER         LO-TSO-YAZZIE               SMALL WHALE
MOSQUITO BOAT   TSE-E                       MOSQUITO
NAMES OF MONTHS
JANUARY         ATSAH-BE-YAZ                SMALL EAGLE
FEBRUARY        WOZ-CHEIND                  SQUEEKY VOICE
MARCH           TAH-CHILL                   SMALL PLANT
APRIL           TAH-TSO                     BIG PLANT
MAY             TAH-TSOSIE                  SMALL PLANT
JUNE            BE-NE-EH-EH-JAH-TSO         BIG PLANTING
JULY            BE-NE-TA-TSOSIE             SMALL HARVEST
AUGUST          BE-NEEN-TA-TSO              BIG HARVEST
SEPTEMBER       GHAW-JIH                    HALF
OCTOBER         NIL-CHI-TSOSIE              SMALL WIND
NOVEMBER        NIL-CHI-TSO                 BIG WIND
DECEMBER        YAS-NIL-TES                 CRUSTED SNOW

A Basic Navajo code-talker Vocabulary
A

ABANDON         YE-TSAN                     RUN AWAY FROM
ABOUT           WOLA-CHI-A-MOFFA-GAHN       ANT FIGHT
ABREAST         WOLA-CHEE-BE-YIED           ANT BREAST
ACCOMPLISH      UL-SO                       ALL DONE
ACCORDING       BE-KA-HO                    ACCORDING TO
ACKNOWLEDGE     HANOT-DZIED                 ACKNOWLEDGE
ACTION          AH-HA-TINH                  PLACE OF ACTION
ACTIVITY        AH-HA-TINH-Y                ACTION ENDING IN Y
ADEQUATE        BEH-GHA                     ENOUGH
ADDITION        IH-HE-DE-NDEL               ADDITION
ADDRESS         YI-CHIN-HA-TSE              ADDRESS
ADJACENT        BE-GAHI                     NEAR
ADJUST          HAS-TAI-NEL-KAD             ADJUST
ADVANCE         NAS-SEY                     AHEAD
ADVISE          NA-NETIN                    ADVISE
AERIAL          BE-ZONZ                     STINGER
AFFIRMATIVE     LANH                        AFFIRMATIVE
AFTER           BI-KHA-DI (A)               AFTER
AGAINST         BE-NA-GNISH                 AGAINST
AID             EDA-ELE-TSOOD               AID
AIR             NILCHI                      AIR
AIRDOME         NILCHI-BEGHAN               AIRDOME
ALERT           HA-IH-DES-EE                ALERT
ALL             TA-A-TAH (A)                ALL
ALLIES          NIH-HI-CHO                  ALLIES
ALONG           WOLACHEE-SNEZ               LONG ANT
ALSO            EH-DO                       ALSO
ALTERNATE       NA-KEE-GO-NE-NAN-DEY-HE     SECOND POSITION
AMBUSH          KHAC-DA                     AMBUSH
AMMUNITION    BEH-ELI-DOH-BE-CAH-ALI-TAS-AI AMMUNITION
AMPHIBIOUS      CHAL                        FROG
AND             DO                          AND
ANGLE           DEE-CAHN                    SLANTING
ANNEX           IH-NAY-TANI                 ADDITION
ANNOUNCE        BEH-HA-O-DZE                ANNOUNCE
ANTI            WOL-LA-CHEE-TSIN            ANT ICE
ANTICIPATE      NI-JOL-LIH                  ANTICIPATE
ANY             TAH-HA-DAH                  ANY
APPEAR          YE-KA-HA-YA                 APPEAR
APPROACH        BI-CHI-OL-DAH               APPROACH
APPROXIMATE     TO-KUS-DAN                  APPROXIMATE
ARE             GAH-TSO BIG                 RABBIT
AREA            HAZ-A-GIH                   AREA
ARMOR           BESH-YE-HA-DA-DI-TEH        IRON PROTECTOR
ARMY            LEI-CHA-IH-YIL-KNEE-IH      ARMY
ARRIVE          IL-DAY                      ARRIVE
ARTILLERY       BE-AL-DOH-TSO-LANI          MANY BIG GUNS
AS              AHCE                        AS
ASSAULT         ALTSEH-E-JAH-HE             FIRST STRIKER
ASSEMBLE        DE-JI-KASH                  BUNCH TOGETHER
ASSIGN          BAH-DEH-TAHN                ASSIGN
AT              AH-DI                       AT
ATTACK          AL-TAH-JE-JAY               ATTACK
ATTEMPT         BO-O-NE-TAH (A)             TRY
ATTENTION       GIHA                        ATTENTION
AUTHENTICATOR   HANI-BA-AH-HO-ZIN           KNOW ABOUT
AUTHORIZE       BE-BO-HO-SNEE               AUTHORIZE
AVAILABLE       TA-SHOZ-TEH-IH              AVAILABLE

B

BAGGAGE         KLAILH (B)                  BAGGAGE
BANZAI          NE-TAH                      FOOL THEM
BARGE           BESH-NA-ELT                 BARGE
BARRAGE         BESH-BA-WA-CHIND            BARRAGE
BARRIER         BIH-CHAN-NI-AH              IN THE WAY


BASE            BIH-TSEE-DIH                BASE
BATTERY         BIH-BE-AL-DOH-TKA-IH        THREE GUNS
BATTLE          DA-AH-HI-DZI-TSIO           BATTLE
BAY             TOH-AH-HI-GHINH             BAY
BAZOOKA         AH-ZHOL                     BAZOOKA
BE              TSES-NAH                    BEE
BEACH           TAH-BAHN (B)                BEACH
BEEN            TSES-NAH-NES-CHEE           BEE NUT
BEFORE          BIH-TSE-DIH                 BEFORE
BEGIN           HA-HOL-ZIZ                  COMMENCE FROM
BELONG          TSES-NAH-SNEZ               LONG BEE
BETWEEN         BI-TAH-KIZ                  BETWEEN
BEYOND          BILH-LA DI                  DOWN BELOW
BIVOUAC         EHL-NAS-TEH                 BRUSH SHELTER
BOMB            A-YE-SHI                    EGGS
BOOBY TRAP      DINEH-BA-WHOA-BLEHI         MAN TRAP
BORNE           YE-CHIE-TSAH                BORN ELK
BOUNDARY        KA-YAH-BI-NA-HAS-DZOH(B)    BOUNDARY
BULL DOZER      DOLA-ALTH-WHOSH             BULL SLEEP
BUNKER          TSAS-KA                     SANDY HOLLOW
BUT             NEH-DIH                     BUT
BY              BE-GHA                      BY

C

CABLE         BESH-LKOH          WIRE ROPE
CALIBER          NAHL-KIHD         MOVE AROUND
CAMP         TO-ALTSEH-HOGAN         TEMPORARY PLACE
CAMOUFLAGE         DI-NES-IH           HID
CAN         YAH-DI-ZINI            CAN
CANNONEER         BE-AL-DOH-TSO-DEY-DIL-DON-IGI         BIG GUN OPERATOR
CAPACITY        BE-NEL-AH                   CAPACITY
CAPTURE         YIS-NAH                     CAPTURE
CARRY           YO-LAILH                    CARRY
CASE            BIT-SAH                     CASE
CASUALTY        BIH-DIN-NE-DEY              PUT OUT OF ACTION
CAUSE           BI-NIH-NANI                 CAUSE
CAVE            TSA-OND                     ROCK CAVE
CEILING         DA-TEL-JAY                  SEAL
CEMETARY        JISH-CHA                    AMONG DEVILS
CENTER          ULH-NE-IH                   CENTER
CHANGE          THLA-GO-A-NAT-ZAH           CHANGE
CHANNEL         HA-TALHI-YAZZIE             SMALL SINGER
CHARGE          AH-TAH-GI-JAH               CHARGE
CHEMICAL        TA-NEE                      ALKALI
CIRCLE          NAS-PAS                     CIRCLE
CIRCUIT         AH-HEH-HA-DAILH             CIRCUIT
CLASS           ALTH-AH-A-TEH               CLASS
CLEAR           YO-AH-HOL-ZHOD              CLEAR
CLIFF           TSE-YE-CHEE                 CLIFF
CLOSE           UL-CHI-UH-NAL-YAH           CLOSE
COAST GUARD     TA-BAS-DSISSI               SHORE RUNNER
CODE            YIL-TAS                     PECK
COLON           NAKI-ALH--DEH-DA-AL-ZHIN    TWO SPOTS
COLUMN          ALTH-KAY-NE-ZIH             COLUMN
COMBAT          DA-AH-HI-JIH-GANH           FIGHTING
COMBINATION     AL-TKAS-EI                  MIXED
COME            HUC-QUO                     COME
COMMA           TSA-NA-DAHL                 TAIL DROP
COMMERCIAL      NAI-EL-NE-HI                COMMERCIAL
COMMIT          HUC-QUO-LA-JISH             COME GLOVE
COMMUNICATION   HA-NEH-AL-ENJI              MAKING TALK
CONCEAL         BE-KI-ASZ-JOLE              CONCEAL
CONCENTRATION   TA-LA-HI-JIH                ONE PLACE
CONCUSSION      WHE-HUS-DIL                 CONCUSSION
CONDITION       AH-HO-TAI                   HOW IT IS
CONFERENCE      BE-KE-YA-TI                 TALK OVER
CONFIDENTIAL    NA-NIL-IN                   KEPT SECRET
CONFIRM         TA-A-NEH                    MAKE SURE
CONQUER         A-KEH-DES-DLIN              WON
CONSIDER        NE-TSA-CAS                  THINK IT OVER
CONSIST         BILH (C)                    CONSIST
CONSOLIDATE     AH-HIH-HI-NIL               PUT TOGETHER
CONSTRUCT       AHL-NEH                     TO MAKE
CONTACT         AH-HI-DI-DAIL               COME TOGETHER
CONTINUE        TA-YI-TEH                   CONTINUE
CONTROL         NAI-GHIZ                    CONTROL
CONVOY          TKAL-KAH-O-NEL              MOVING ON WATER
COORDINATE      BEH-EH-HO-ZIN-NA-AS-DZOH    KNOWN LINES
COUNTER ATTACK  WOLTAH-AL-KI-GI-JEH         COUNTER ACT
COURSE          CO-JI-GOH                   COURSE
CRAFT           AH-TOH                      NEST
CREEK           TOH-NIL-TSANH               VERY LITTLE WATER
CROSS           AL-N-AS-DZOH                CROSS
CUB             SHUSH-YAHZ                  CUB

D

DASH            US-DZOH                     DASH
DAWN            HA-YELI-KAHN                DAWN
DEFENSE         AH-KIN-CIL-TOH              DEFENSE                   
DEGREE          NAHL-KIHD                   DEGREE    
DELAY           BE-SITIHN                   DEER LAY
DELIVER         BE-BIH-ZIHDE                DEER LIVER
DEMOLITION      AH-DEEL-TAHI                BLOW UP
DENSE           HO-DILH-CLA (D)             WET 
DEPART          DA-DE-YAH                   DEPART
DEPARTMENT      HOGAN                       DEPARTMENT
DESIGNATE       YE-KHI-DEL-NEI              POINT OUT       
DESPERATE       AH-DA-AH-HO-DZAH            DOWN TO LAST     
DETACH          AL-CHA-NIL                  DETACHED
DETAIL          BE-BEH-SHA                  DEER TAIL
DETONATOR       AH-DEEL-TAHI (OR)           BLOWN UP
DIFFICULT       NA-NE-KLAH                  DIFFICULT
DIG IN          LE-EH-GADE                  DIG IN
DIRECT          AH-JI-GO                    DIRECT
DISEMBARK       EH-HA-JAY                   GET OUT
DISPATCH        LA-CHAI-EN-SEIS-BE-JAY      DOG IS PATCH        
DISPLACE        HIH-DO-NAL                  MOVE
DISPLAY         BE-SEIS-NA-NEH              DEER IS PLAY       
DISPOSITION     A-HO-TEY                    DISPOSITION
DISTRIBUTE      NAH-NEH                     DISTRIBUTE

DISTRICT        BE-THIN-YA-NI-CHE           DEER ICE STRICT
DO              TSE-LE                      SMALL PUP
DOCUMENT        BEH-EH-HO-ZINZ              DOCUMENT
DRIVE           AH-NOL-KAHL                 DRIVE
DUD             DI-GISS-YAHZIE              SMALL DUMMY  
DUMMY           DI-GISS-TSO                 BIG DUMMY

E

EACH            TA-LAHI-NE-ZINI-GO (D)      EACH     
ECHELON         WHO-DZAH                    LINE
EDGE            BE-BA-HI                    EDGE
EFFECTIVE       BE-DELH-NEED                EFFECTIVE     
EFFORT          YEA-GO                      WITH ALL YOUR MIGHT
ELEMENT         AH-NA-NAI                   TROOP REPRESENTING OTHERS
ELEVATE         ALI-KHI-HO-NE-OHA           ELEVATE
ELIMINATE       HA-BEH-TO-DZIL              ELIMINATE
EMBARK          EH-HO-JAY                   GET ON
EMERGENCY       HO-NEZ-CLA                  EMERGENCY
EMPLACEMENT     LA-AZ-NIL                   EMPLACEMENT
ENCIRCLE        YE-NAS-TEH (E)              ENCIRCLE
ENCOUNTER       BI-KHANH                    GO AGAINST
ENGAGE          A-HA-NE-HO-TA               AGREED
ENGINE          CHIDI-BI-TSI-TSINE (E)      ENGINE
ENGINEER        DAY-DIL-JAH-HE              ENGINEER
ENLARGE         NIH-TSA-GOH-AL-NEH          MAKE BIG
ENLIST          BIH-ZIH-A-DA-YI-LAH         ENLIST
ENTIRE          TA-A-TAH (E)                ENTIRE
ENTRENCH        E-GAD-AH-NE-LIH             MAKE DITCH
ENVELOP         A-ZAH-GI-YA                 ENVELOP
EQUIPMENT       YA-HA-DE-TAHI               EQUIPMENT
ERECT           YEH-ZIHN                    STAND UP
ESCAPE          A-ZEH-HA-GE-YAH             ESCAPE
ESTABLISH       HAS-TAY-DZAH                ESTABLISH
ESTIMATE        BIH-KE-TSE-HOD-DES-KEZ      ESTIMATE
EVACUATE        HA-NA                       EVACUATE
EXCEPT          NEH-DIH (E)                 EXCEPT
EXCEPT          NA-WOL-NE                   EXPECT
EXCHANGE        ALH-NAHL-YAH                EXCHANGE
EXECUTE         A-DO-NIL                    EXECUTE
EXPLOSIVE       AH-DEL-TAHI (E)             EXPLOSIVE
EXPEDITE        SHIL-LOH (E)                SPEED UP
EXTEND          NE-TDALE                    MAKE WIDE
EXTREME         AL-TSAN-AH-BAHM             EACH END

F

FAIL            CHA-AL-EIND                 FAIL
FAILURE         YEES-GHIN                   FAILURE
FARM            MAI-BE-HE-AHGAN             FOX ARM
FEED            DZEH-CHI-YON                FEED
FIELD           CLO-DIH (F)                 FIELD
FIERCE          TOH-BAH-HA-ZSID             AFRAID
FILE            BA-EH-CHEZ                  FILE
FINAL           TAH-AH-KWO-DIH              THAT IS ALL
FLAME THROWER   COH-AH-GHIL-TLID            FLAME THROWER
FLANK           DAH-DI-KAD                  FLANK
FLARE           WO-CHI                      LIGHT STREAK
FLIGHT          MA-E-AS-ZLOLI               FOX LIGHT
FORCE           TA-NA-NE-LADI               WITHOUT CARE
FORM            BE-CHA                      FORM
FORMATION       BE-CHA-YE-LAILH             FORMATION
FORTIFICATION   AH-NA-SOZI                  CLIFF DWELLING
FORTIFY         AH-NA-SOZI-YAZZIE           SMALL FORTIFICATION
FORWARD         TEHI                        LET'S GO
FRAGMENTATION   BESH-YAZZIE                 SMALL METAL
FREQUENCY       HA-TALHI-TSO                BIG SINGER
FRIENDLY        NEH-HECHO-DA-NE             FRIENDLY
FROM            BI-TSAN-DEHN                FROM
FURNISH         YEAS-NIL (F)                FURNISH
FURTHER         WO-NAS-DI                   FURTHER

G

GARRISON        YAH-A-DA-HAL-YON-IH         TAKE CARE OF
GASOLINE        CHIDI-BI-TOH                GASOLINE
GRENADE         NI-MA-SI                    POTATOES
GUARD           NI-DIH-DA-HI                GUARD
GUIDE           NAH-E-THLAI                 GUIDE

H

HALL            LHI-TA-A-TA                 HORSE ALL
HALF TRACK      ALH-NIH-JAH-A-QUHE          RACE TRACK
HALT            TA-AKWAI-I                  HALT
HANDLE          BET-SEEN                    HANDLE
HAVE            JO                          HAVE
HEADQUARTER     NA-HA-TAH-TA-BA-HOGAN       HEADQUARTER
HELD            WO-TAH-TA-EH-DAHN-OH        HELD (PAST TENSE)
HIGH            WO-TAH                      HIGH
HIGH EXPLOSIVE  BE-AL-DOH-BE-CA-BIH-DZIL-IGI POWERFUL SHELL
HIGHWAY         WO-TAH-HO-NE-TEH            HIGH WAY
HOLD            WO-TKANH                    HOLD
HOSPITAL        A-ZEY-AL-IH                 PLACE OF MEDICINE
HOSTILE         A-NAH-NE-DZIN               NOT FRIENDLY
HOWITZER        BE-EL-DON-TS-QUODI          SHORT BIG GUN

I

ILLUMINATE      WO-CHI (I)                  LIGHT UP
IMMEDIATELY     SHIL-LOH (I)                IMMEDIATELY
IMPACT          A-HE-DIS-GOH                IMPACT
IMPORTANT       BA-HAS-TEH                  IMPORTANT
IMPROVE         HO-DOL-ZHOND                IMPROVE
INCLUDE         EL-TSOD                     INCLUDE
INCREASE        HO-NALH                     INCREASE
INDICATE        BA-HAL-NEH                  TELL ABOUT
INFANTRY        TA-NEH-NAL-DAHI             INFANTRY
INFILTRATE      YE-GHA-NE-JEH               WENT THROUGH
INITIAL         BEH-ED-DE-DLID              BRAND
INSTALL         EHD-TNAH                    INSTALL
INSTALLATION    NAS-NIL                     IN PLACE
INSTRUCT        NA-NE-TGIN                  TEACH
INTELLIGENCE    HO-YA (I)                   SMART
INTENSE         DZEEL                       STRENGTH
INTERCEPT       YEL-NA-ME-JAH               INTERCEPT
INTERFERE       AH-NILH-KHLAI               INTERFERE
INTERPRET       AH-TAH-HA-NE                INTERPRET
INVESTIGATE     NA-ALI-KA                   TRACK
INVOLVE         A-TAH                       INVOLVOE
IS              SEIS                        SEVEN
ISLAND          SEIS-KEYAH                  SEVEN ISLAND
ISOLATE         BIH-TSA-NEL-KAD             SEPERATE

J

JUNGLE          WOH-DI-CHIL                 JUNGLE

K

KILL            NAZ-TSAID                   KILL
KILOCYCLE       NAS-TSAID-A-KHA-AH-YEH-     KILL OIL GO AROUND

 

L

LABOR           NA-NISH (L)                 LABOR
LAND            KAY-YAH                     LAND
LAUNCH          TKA-GHIL-ZHOD               LAUNCH
LEADER          AH-NA-GHAI                  LEADER
LEAST           DE-BE-YAZIE-HA-A-AH         LAMB FEAST
LEAVE           DAH-DE-YAH                  HE LEFT
LEFT            NISH-CLA-JIH-GOH            LEFT
LESS            BI-OH (L)                   LESS
LEVEL           DIL-KONH                    LEVEL
LIAISON         DA-A-HE-GI-ENEH             KNOW OTHER'S ACTION
LIMIT           BA-HAS-AH                   LIMIT
LITTER          NI-DAS-TON (L)              SCATTER
LOCATE          A-KWE-EH                    SPOT
LOSS            UT-DIN                      LOSS

M

MACHINE GUN     A-KNAH-AS-DONIH             RAPID FIRE GUN
MAGNETIC        NA-E-LAHI                   PICK UP
MANAGE          HASTNI-BEH-NA-HAI           MAN AGE
MANEUVER        NA-NA-O-NALTH               MOVING AROUND
MAP             KAH-YA-NESH-CHAI            MAP
MAXIMUM         BEL-DIL-KHON                FILL TO TOP
MECHANIC        CHITI-A-NAYL-INIH           AUTO REPAIRMAN
MECHANIZED      CHIDI-DA-AH-HE-GONI         FIGHTING CARS
MEDICAL         A-ZAY                       MEDICINE
MEGACYCLE       MIL-AH-HEH-AH-DILH          MILLION GO AROUND
MERCHANT SHIP   NA-EL-NEHI-TSIN-NA-AILH     MERCHANT SHIP
MESSAGE         HANE-AL-NEH                 MESSAGE
MILITARY        SILAGO-KEH-GOH              MILITARY
MILLIMETER      NA-AS-TSO-SI-A-YE-DO-TISH   DOUBLE MOUSE
MINE            HA-GADE                     MINE
MINIMUM         BE-OH (M)                   MINIMUM
MINUTE          AH-KHAY-EL-KIT-YAZZIE       LITTLE HOUR
MISSION         AL-NESHODI                  MISSION
MISTAKE         O-ZHI                       MISS
MOPPING         HA-TAO-DI                   MOPPING
MORE            THLA-NA-NAH                 MORE
MORTAR          BE-AL-DOH-CID-DA-HI         SITTING GUN
MOTION          NA-HOT-NAH                  MOTION
MOTOR           CHIDE-BE-TSE-TSEN           CAR HEAD

N

NATIVE          KA-HA-TENI                  NATIVE
NAVY            TAL-KAH-SILAGO              SEA SOLDIER
NECESSARY       YE-NA-ZEHN                  WANT
NEGATIVE        DO-YA-SHO-DA                NO GOOD
NET             NA-NES-DIZI                 NET
NEUTRAL         DO-NEH-LINI                 NEUTRAL
NORMAL          DOH-A-TA-H-DAH              NORMAL
NOT             NI-DAH-THAN-ZIE             NO TURKEY
NOTICE          NE-DA-TAZI-THIN             NO TURKEY ICE
NOW             KUT                         NOW
NUMBER          BEH-BIH-KE-AS-CHINIGH       WHAT'S WRITTEN

O

OBJECTIVE       BI-NE-YEI                   GOAL
OBSERVE         HAL-ZID                     OBSERVE
OBSTACLE        DA-HO-DESH-ZHA              OBSTACLE
OCCUPY          YEEL-TSOD                   TAKEN
OF              TOH-NI-TKAL-LO              OCEAN FISH
OFFENSIVE       BIN-KIE-JINH-JIH-DEZ-JAY    OFFENSIVE
ONCE            TA-LAI-DI                   ONCE
ONLY            TA-EI-TAY-A-YAH             ONLY
OPERATE         YE-NAHL-NISH                WORK AT
OPPORTUNITY     ASH-GA-ALIN                 OPPORTUNITY
OPPOSITION      NE-HE-TSAH-JIH-SHIN         OPPOSITION
OR              EH-DO-DAH-GOH               EITHER
ORANGE          TCHIL-LHE-SOI               ORANGE
ORDER           BE-EH-HO-ZINI               ORDER
ORDNANCE        LEI-AZ-JAH                  UNDER GROUND
ORIGINATE       DAS-TEH-DO                  BEGIN
OTHER           LA-E-CIH                    OTHER
OUT             CLO-DIH                     OUT SIDE
OVERLAY         BE-KA-HAS-TSOZ              OVERLAY

P  

     
PARENTHESIS      ATSANH     RIB 

PARTICULAR       A-YO-AD-DO-NEH      PARTICULAR
PARTY      DA-SHA-JAH      PARTY
PAY         NA-ELI-YA          PAY
PENALIZE         TAH-NI-DES-TANH      SET BACK
PERCENT      YAL          MONEY
PERIOD           DA-AHL-ZHIN     PERIOD
PERIODIC       DA-AL-ZHIN-THIN-MOASI     PERIOD ICE CAT
PERMIT            GOS-SHI-E            PERMIT
PERSONNEL          DA-NE-LEI           MEMBER
PHOTOGRAPH         BEH-CHI-MA-HAD-NIL        PHOTOGRAPH 
PILL BOX       BI-SO-DIH-DOT-SAHI-BI-TSAH      SICK PIG BOX 
PINNED DOWN       BIL-DAH-HAS-TANH-YA       PINNED DOWN
PLANE        TSIDI        BIRD 
PLASMA        DIL-DI-GHILI       PLASMA
POINT      BE-SO-DE-DEZ-AHE       PIG POINT
PONTOON        TKOSH-JAH-DA-NA-ELT        FLOATING BARREL
POSITION       BILH-HAS-AHN        POSITION
POSSIBLE         TA-HA-AH-TAY        POSSIBLE
POST      SAH-DEI       POST
PREPARE       HASH-TAY-HO-DIT-NE     PREPARE
PRESENT       KUT       PRESENT
PREVIOUS      BIH-TSE-DIH     PREVIOUS
PRIMARY      ALTSEH-NAN-DAY-HI-GIH     1ST POSTION
PRIORITY       HANE-PESODI       PRIORITY
PROBABLE       DA-TSI       PROBABLE
PROBLEM       NA-NISH-TSOH       BIG JOB
PROCEED NAY-NIH-JIH GO
PROGRESS NAH-SAI PROGRESS
PROTECT AH-CHANH SELF DEFENSE
PROVIDE YIS-NIL PROVIDE
PURPLE DINL-CHI PURPLE
PYROTECHNIC COH-NA-CHANH FANCY FIRE

Q

QUESTION        AH-JAH                      EAR
QUICK           SHIL-LOH                    QUICK

R

ADAR           ESAT-TSANH (R)              LISTEN
RAID            DEZJAY                      RAID
RAILHEAD        A-DE-GEH-HI                 SHIPPING POINT
RAILROAD        KONH-NA-AL-BANSI-BI-THIN    RAILROAD
RALLYING        A-LAH-NA-O-GLALIH           GATHERING
RANGE           AN-ZAH                      DISTANCE
RATE            GAH-EH-YAHN                 RABBIT ATE
RATION          NA-A-JAH                    RATION
RAVINE          CHUSH-KA (R)                RAVINE
REACH           IL-DAY (R)                  REACH
READY           KUT (R)                     READY
REAR            BE-KA-DENH (R)              REAR
RECEIPT         SHOZ-TEH                    RECEIPT
RECOMMEND       CHE-HO-TAI-TAHN             RECOMMEND
RECONNAISSANCE  HA-A-CIDI                   INSPECTOR
RECONNOITER     TA-HA-NE-AL-YA              MAKE SURE
RECORD          GAH-AH-NAH-KLOLI            R-E-ROPE
RED             LI-CHI                      RED
REEF            TSA-ZHIN                    BLACK ROCK
REEMBARK        EH-NA-COH                   GO IN
REFIRE          NA-NA-COH                   REFIRE
REGULATE        NA-YEL-N                    REGULATE
REINFORCE       NAL-DZIL                    REINFORCE
RELIEF          AGANH-TOL-JAY               RELIEF
RELIEVE         NAH-JIH-CO-NAL-YA           REMOVE
REORGANIZE      HA-DIT-ZAH                  REORGANIZE
REPLACEMENT     NI-NA-DO-NIL                REPLACEMENT
REPORT          WHO-NEH                     GOT WORD
REPRESENTATIVE  TKA-NAZ-NILI                TRIPLE MEN
REQUEST         JO-KAYED-GOH                ASK FOR
RESERVE         HESH-J-E                    RESERVE
RESTRICT        BA-HO-CHINI                 RESTRICT
RETIRE          AH-HOS-TEEND                RETIRE
RETREAT         JI-DIN-NES-CHANH            RETREAT
RETURN          NA-DZAH                     CAME BACK
REVEAL          WHO-NEH (L)                 REVEAL
REVERT          NA-SI-YIZ                   TURN ABOUT
REVETMENT       BA-NAS-CLA (R)              CORNER
RIDGE           GAH-GHIL-KEID               RABBIT RIDGE
RIFLEMAN        BE-AL-DO-HOSTEEN            RIFLEMEN
RIVER           TOH-YIL-KAL                 MUCH WATER
ROBOT BOMB      A-YE-SHI-NA-TAH-IH          EGG FLY
ROCKET          LESZ-YIL-BESHI              SAND BOIL
ROLL            YEH-MAS                     ROLL
ROUND           NAZ-PAS (R)                 ROUND
ROUTE           GAH-BIH-TKEEN               RABBIT TRAIL
RUNNER          NIH-DZID-TEIH               RUNNER

S

SABOTAGE        A-TKEL-YAH                  HINDERED
SABOTEUR        A-TKEL-EL-INI               TROUBLE MAKER
SAILOR          CHA-LE-GAI                  WHITE CAPS
SALVAGE         NA-HAS-GLAH                 PICK THEM UP
SAT             BIH-LA-SANA-CID-DA-HI       APPLE SITTING
SCARLET, RED    LHE-CHI (S & R)             RED
SCHEDULE        BEH-EH-HO-ZINI              SCHEDULE
SCOUT           HA-A-SID-AL-SIZI-GIH        SHORT RACOON
SCREEN          BESH-NA-NES-DIZI            SCREEN
SEAMAN          TKAL-KAH-DINEH-IH           SEAMAN
SECRET          BAH-HAS-TKIH                SECRET
SECTOR          YOEHI (S)                   SECTOR
SECURE          YE-DZHE-AL-TSISI            SMALL SECURITY
SEIZE           YEEL-STOD                   SEIZE
SELECT          BE-TAH-HAS-GLA              TOOK OUT
SEMI COLON      DA-AHL-ZHIN-BI-TSA-NA-DAHL  DOT DROP
SET             DZEH-CID-DA-HI              ELK SITTING
SHACKLE         DI-BAH-NESH-GOHZ            SHACKLE
SHELL           BE-AL-DOH-BE-CA             SHELL
SHORE           TAH-BAHN (S)                SHORE
SHORT           BOSH-KEESH                  SHORT
SIDE            BOSH-KEESH                  SIDE
SIGHT           YE-EL-TSANH                 SEEN
SIGNAL          NA-EH-EH-GISH               BY SIGNS
SIMPLEX         ALAH-IH-NE-TIH              INNER WIRE
SIT             TKIN-CID-DA-HI              ICE SITTING
SITUATE         A-HO-TAY                    (S) SITUATE
SMOKE           LIT                         SMOKE
SNIPER          OH-BEHI                     PICK 'EM OFF
SPACE           BE-TKAH                     BETWEEN
SPECIAL         E-YIH-SIH                   MAIN THING
SPEED           YO-ZONS                     SWIFT MOTION
SPORADIC        AH-NA-HO-NEIL               NOW AND THEN
SPOTTER         EEL-TSAY-I                  SPOTTER
SPRAY           KLESH-SO-DILZIN             SNAKE PRAY
SQUADRON        NAH-GHIZI                   SQUASH
STORM           NE-OL                       STORM
STRAFF          NA-WO-GHI-GOID              HOE
STRAGGLER       CHY-NE-DE-DAHE              STRAGGLER
STRATEGY        NA-HA-TAH (S)               STRATEGY
STREAM          TOH-NI-LIH                  RUNNING WATER
STRENGTH        DZHEL                       STRENGTH
STRETCH         DESZ-TSOOD                  STRETCH
STRIKE          NAY-DAL-GHAL                STRIKE
STRIP           HA-TIH-JAH                  STRIP
STUBBORN        NIL-TA                      STUBBORN
SUBJECT         NA-NISH-YAZZIE              SMALL JOB
SUBMERGE        TKAL-CLA-YI-YAH             WENT UNDER WATER
SUBMIT          A-NIH-LEH                   SEND
SUBORDINATE     AL-KHI-NAL-DZL              HELPING EACH OTHER
SUCCEED         YAH-TAY-GO-E-ELAH           MAKE GOOD
SUCCESS         UT-ZAH                      IT IS DONE
SUCCESSFUL      UT-ZAH-HA-DEZ-BIN           IT IS DONE WELL
SUCCESSIVE      UT-ZAH-SID                  SUCCESS SCAR
SUCH            YIS-CLEH                    SOX
SUFFER          TO-HO-NE                    SUFFER
SUMMARY         SHIN-GO-BAH                 SUMMER MARY
SUPPLEMENTARY   TKA-GO-NE-NAN-DEY-HE        3RD POSITION
SUPPLY          NAL-YEH-HI                  SUPPLY
SUPPLY SHIP     NALGA-HI-TSIN-NAH-AILH      SUPPLY SHIP
SUPPORT         BA-AH-HOT-GLI               DEPEND
SURRENDER       NE-NA-CHA                   SURRENDER
SURROUND        NAZ-PAS (S)                 SURROUND
SURVIVE         YIS-DA-YA                   SURVIVE
SYSTEM          DI-BA-TSA-AS-ZHI-BI-TSIN    SYSTEM

T

TACTICAL        E-CHIHN                     TACTICAL
TAKE            GAH-TAHN                    TAKE
TANK            CHAY-DA-GAHI                TORTOISE
TANK DESTROYER  CHAY-DA-GAHI-NAIL-TSAIDI    TORTOISE KILLER
TARGET          WOL-DONI                    TARGET
TASK            TAZI-NA-EH-DIL-KID          TURKEY ASK
TEAM            DEH-NA-AS-TSO-SI            TEA MOUSE
TERRACE         ALI-KHI-HO-NE-OHA (T)       TERRACE
TERRAIN         TASHI-NA-HAL-THIN           TURKEY RAIN
TERRITORY       KA-YAH (T)                  TERRITORY
THAT            TAZI-CHA                    TURKEY HAT
THE             CHA-GEE                     BLUE-JAY
THEIR           BIH                         THEIR
THEREAFTER      TA-ZI-KWA-I-BE-KA-DI        TURKEY HERE AFTER
THESE           CHA-GI-O-EH                 THE SEE
THEY            CHA-GEE (Y)                 THE Y
THIS            DI                          THE
TOGETHER        TA-BILH                     TOGETHER
TORPEDO         LO-BE-CA                    FISH SHELL
TOTAL           TA-AL-SO                    TOTAL
TRACER          BEH-NA-AL-KAH-HI            TRACER
TRAFFIC DIAGRAM HANE-BA-NA-AS-DZOH          DIAGRAM STORY LINE
TRAIN           COH-NAI-ALI-BAHN-SI         TRAIN
TRANSPORTATION  A-HAH-DA-A-CHA              TRANSPORTATION
TRENCH          E-GADE                      TRENCH
TRIPLE          TKA-IH                      TRIPLE
TROOP           NAL-DEH-HI                  TROOP
TRUCK           CHIDO-TSO                   BIG AUTO
TYPE            ALTH-AH-A-TEH               TYPE

U

UNDER           BI-YAH                      UNDER
UNIDENTIFIED    DO-BAY-HOSEN-E              UNIDENTIFIED
UNIT            DA-AZ-JAH (U)               UNIT
UNSHACKLE       NO-DA-EH-NESH-GOHZ          UNSHACKLE
UNTIL           UH-QUO-HO                   UNTIL

V

VICINITY        NA-HOS-AH-GIH               THERE ABOUT
VILLAGE         CHAH-HO-OH-LHAN-IH          MANY SHELTER
VISIBILITY      NAY-ES-TEE                  VISIBILITY
VITAL           TA-EH-YE-SY                 VITAL

W

WARNING         BILH-HE-NEH (W)             WARNING
WAS             NE-TEH                      WAS
WATER           TKOH                        WATER
WAVE            YILH-KOLH                   WAVE
WEAPON          BEH-DAH-A-HI-JIH-GANI       FIGHTING WEAPON
WELL            TO-HA-HA-DLAY               WELL
WHEN            GLOE-EH-NA-AH-WO-HAI        WEASEL HEN
WHERE           GLOE-IH-QUI-AH              WEASEL HERE
WHICH           GLOE-IH-A-HSI-TLON          WEASEL TIED TOGETHER
WILL            GLOE-IH-DOT-SAHI            SICK WEASEL
WIRE            BESH-TSOSIE                 SMALL WIRE
WITH            BILH (W)                    WITH
WITHIN          BILH-BIGIH                  WITH IN
WITHOUT         TA-GAID                     WITHOUT
WOOD            CHIZ                        FIRE WOOD
WOUND           CAH-DA-KHI                  WOUND

Y

YARD            A-DEL-TAHL                  YARD

Z

ZONE            BIH-NA-HAS-DZOH             ZONE

 




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