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http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq61-4.htm

The section headed "Alphabet" was used to encode English letters as
Navajo words (the English equivalents began with the relevant letters,
but of course the Navajo equivalents didn't).

The conlang-interesting section is the 400-odd Navajo equivalents of
various military terms, which expose underlying Navajo metaphors
(the literal English translation is given as well as the formal
English equivalent).

Bonus: a translation of the U.S. Marine hymn ("From the halls of
Montezuma/To the shores of Tripoli") into Navajo.

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