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The Fourth Marine Division Reunion occurred June 25-28, 1969. The purpose was to honor the Fourth Marine Division Navajo Code Talkers, after it became public that the Navajo language was the unbreakable code used during World War II in the Pacific theatre.


Inside U.S. Marine airplane going to 4th Marine Divison convention.
 


Harrison Lapahie and William Kien inside the U.S. Marine airplane heading for the 4th Marine Division convention in Chicago. Harrison Lapahie has a round sticker saying "Indian Power" on his left chest.
 


Fourth Marine Division Navajo Code Talkers arriving June 24th or 25th, 1969 at Chicago.
Standing 4th from the left, Harrison Lapahie. Standing 5th from left, William Kien. Standing 2nd from right, Carl Nelson Gorman. Kneeling 1st from the right, William Dean Wilson.
 


Group of Navajo Code Talkers in front of "Welcome" banner.
 


Navajo Code Talkers with two "Welcome" banners.
 


Fourth Marine Division Navajo Code Talkers on stairway at Chicago on June 24th or 25th, 1969.
 


Navajo Code Talkers in the lobby.
 


Carl Gorman and two other Navajos in downtown Chicago.
 


Carl Gorman and other Navajo Code Talkers playing pool.
 


Robert Bennett, former Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and Harrison Lapahie.
 


Robert Bennett, former Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Harrison Lapahie, and Joe Ruiz Grandee, Artist of painting, "Ira Hayes, His Dream - His Reality". Some else has said that isn't Joe Ruiz Grandee but Lloyd House, who worked for the Navajo Tribe at the time.
 


Harrison Lapahie and other man at the 4th Marine Division convention.
 


Corporal Lillian C. Namingha welcoming the Navajo Code Talkers at the 4th Marine Division convention, 1969.
 


Navajo Code Talkers standing during the 4th Marine Division convention presentation of them.
 


Richard T. Burress, Deputy Counsel, representing President Richard Nixon, presenting Navajo Code Talkers' Bronze Medallion to Philip Johnston.
 


Group picture of Navajo Code Talkers receiving Navajo Code Talkers' Medallion June 28, 1969 at a Reunion Banquet in Chicago.
Carl Nelson Gorman is 3rd from the left. Harrison Lapahie is 6th from the left. Philip Johnston is 3rd from the right. William Kien is 4th from the right, behind the woman and Philip Johnston.
 


Harrison Lapahie with two other Navajo Code Talkers during the ceremony.
 


Harrison Lapahie and Carl Gorman just after they finished posing for the group picture.

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