Oklahoma honors Choctaw Code Talkers
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ANTLERS, Okla. - The state of Oklahoma has honored an elite group of Choctaw men that played vital roles in turning the tide in World War I.
Friday morning Oklahoma renamed the 55-mile stretch of Highway 3 between Antlers and Broken Bow, the "World War I Choctaw Code Talkers Highway."
"It is a wonderful day in history and I am so excited and the people of the Choctaw Nation are excited because this is a part of history, that cannot be written again." said Choctaw Code Talkers Association President Nuchi Nashoba.