Three of the first 29 Navajo code talkers who landed with the Marines on the beaches of Saipan, (l-r) Cpl. Oscar B. Ilthma, Pvt. First Class Jack Nez, and Pvt. First Class Carl N. Gorman. Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration/J.L. Burns, USMC, photographer. Negative #127-MN-82619.