Alfred K. Newman

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Alfred K. Newman (July 21, 1924 – January 13, 2019) was a United States Marine. He was best known for serving as a Navajo code talker during World War II. He was born in Rehoboth, New Mexico,[1] in the Navajo Nation. In November 1943, Newman was part of the Guadalcanal Campaign, before he spent a month on Bougainville Island. He then went with the 3rd Division to Guam.

Newman died at age 94 at the veterans hospital in Albuquerque on January 13, 2019.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "President Begaye Honors The Legacy Of Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman". Navajo Nation. January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 16, 2019.