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Frank Sanache
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Birth: 1918
Tama County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 2004
Tama County
Iowa, USA

Frank Sanache was one of the World War II era code talkers from the Meskwaki tribe. As a member of the elite eight, he was trained to use the Meskwaki language to code messages for the allies. He served in North Africa, was captured about five months after arriving there, and spent over two years as a prisoner of war. After the war he returned to Iowa and worked in a paper mill for 38 years. In 2002 he was recognized for his service when presented with medals by Senator Tom Harkin. Frank Sanache was the last surviving Meskwaki code talker. 
Meskwaki Cemetery
Tama County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Jesse
Record added: Aug 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9359913
Frank Sanache
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