Imperial Japanese Army Colonel Yasuyo Yamasaki led Japanese forces during the Battle of Attu in May 1943. He died leading a banzai charge during the final attack. - Battle of Attu

Imperial Japanese Army Colonel Yasuyo Yamasaki led Japanese forces during the Battle of Attu in May 1943. He died leading a banzai charge during the final attack. - Battle of Attu

“The bodies of Japanese soldiers lie strewn across a hillside after being shot by U.S. soldiers as they attempted a banzai charge over a ridge in Guam, in 1944.” History! by Zhukov - The Military History Emporium

“The bodies of Japanese soldiers lie strewn across a hillside after being shot by U.S. soldiers as they attempted a banzai charge over a ridge in Guam, in 1944.” History! by Zhukov - The Military History Emporium

AHHHHHHHAHHHHH... Are you practicing your banzai charge ? I think you'll find a banzai charge is a suicide attack ! The way you handle a sword any attack would be a suicide attack !

AHHHHHHHAHHHHH... Are you practicing your banzai charge ? I think you'll find a banzai charge is a suicide attack ! The way you handle a sword any attack would be a suicide attack !

The last Samurai: Sakae Ōba and the largest banzai charge of the war in the Pacific 大場 栄

The last Samurai: Sakae Ōba and the largest banzai charge of the war in the Pacific 大場 栄

Imperial Japanese Army Colonel Yasuyo Yamasaki led Japanese forces during the Battle of Attu in May 1943. He died leading a banzai charge during the final attack.

Imperial Japanese Army Colonel Yasuyo Yamasaki led Japanese forces during the Battle of Attu in May 1943. He died leading a banzai charge during the final attack.

THE JAPANESE ON ATTU "While I can't determine exactly what's going on in this photo, I can guess that perhaps the soldiers were digging in, preparing defensive positions in the mountains of Attu. As there is an adequate amount of snow on the ground, the date for this photo would be somewhere between October of 1942 and April of 1943." (11–30 May 1943, more than two week battle ended when most of the Japanese defenders were killed in brutal hand-to-hand combat after a final banzai charge…

THE JAPANESE ON ATTU "While I can't determine exactly what's going on in this photo, I can guess that perhaps the soldiers were digging in, preparing defensive positions in the mountains of Attu. As there is an adequate amount of snow on the ground, the date for this photo would be somewhere between October of 1942 and April of 1943." (11–30 May 1943, more than two week battle ended when most of the Japanese defenders were killed in brutal hand-to-hand combat after a final banzai charge…

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