Skip to comments.Last Lakota code talker Clarence Wolf Guts dies at 86
Posted on 06/22/2010 4:00:07 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
When the towers of the World Trade Center fell on Sept. 11, 2001, Clarence Wolf Guts asked his son to call the U.S. Department of Defense to see if the country needed his code talking abilities to find Osama Bin Laden. Wolf Guts was in his late 70s at the time, so his son, Don Doyle, did not make the call, but said the request personified his father's love of country.
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Taŋyáŋ ománi yo/ye / po/pe
Another sad day in America to an additional unsung hero one of many; a prayer given.
The story of the code talkers is simply one of the coolest war history events ever. Very imaginative.
God bless the old gent ... he obviously had (ahem) guts!
Godspeed, your country thanks you.
the request personified his father’s love of country. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, To be expected, after all, it was HIS country prior to 1492.
The code talkers drove the Japanese crazy. Good job, Sir. RIP.
RIP, may the GREAT Spirit bless you and guide you, may you soar with the eagles.
Thank you for your dedication and service to our country
Thank God for this American hero and all others - past, present, and future. Prayers for his family and friends.
May the memory of what he did for his country never die.
Thank you for your service Clarence Wolf Guts.
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A REAL American Patroit and Hero.
We were on a church mission trip in Wanblee, SD on Pine Ridge Reservation at the Crazy Horse School. We gave our respect to several local residents and they said they would convey them to his family.
“He considered himself just a man, nobody important. A man who tried to make life better for his family and his people. To me that is his leagacy, to be able to help people.” “To him, that was being a warrior.” His son Don Doyle.
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