Stories like this need to be told more often. Found on Shorpy among the comments below photo at  http://www.shorpy.com/node/5051.    Entitled "Other side of the story.".  Widens our view of the bombing of Pearl Harbor from the pilots' experience. The pilots had no idea they were performing a sneak attack until afterward, and even then, if any of them had a problem with it, they were given veiled threats. Very interesting. I'm not surprised. Our history books never give us the total 'real'…

Stories like this need to be told more often. Found on Shorpy among the comments below photo at http://www.shorpy.com/node/5051. Entitled "Other side of the story.". Widens our view of the bombing of Pearl Harbor from the pilots' experience. The pilots had no idea they were performing a sneak attack until afterward, and even then, if any of them had a problem with it, they were given veiled threats. Very interesting. I'm not surprised. Our history books never give us the total 'real'…

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Kamikaze pilot covered in cherry blossoms -Pin it by GUSTAVO BUESO-JACQUIER
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Japanese Kamikaze pilot.  Dad's ship, USS Hunter Liggett shot down four Zeros during the Guadacanal-Solomon Island Campaign.

Japanese Kamikaze pilot. Dad's ship, USS Hunter Liggett shot down four Zeros during the Guadacanal-Solomon Island Campaign.

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Kamikaze Pilots: Japan’s Suicide Squad in WWII - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/articles/kamikaze-pilots-japans-suicide-squad-in-wwii.html

Kamikaze Pilots: Japan’s Suicide Squad in WWII - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/articles/kamikaze-pilots-japans-suicide-squad-in-wwii.html

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Kamikaze - Envision yourself LOOKING FACE OF THIS Japanese driver - ITS DETERMINATION TO DIE WITH PRIDE IN YOUR COUNTRY

Kamikaze - Envision yourself LOOKING FACE OF THIS Japanese driver - ITS DETERMINATION TO DIE WITH PRIDE IN YOUR COUNTRY

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A kamikaze pilot in WW2 prepares for his suicide mission against the US Navy.  From: NEMESIS: THE BATTLE FOR JAPAN 1944-45 by Max Hastings, published by HarperPress

A kamikaze pilot in WW2 prepares for his suicide mission against the US Navy. From: NEMESIS: THE BATTLE FOR JAPAN 1944-45 by Max Hastings, published by HarperPress

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The Kamikaze Pilot Who Took His Wife On His Last Flight - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-kamikaze-pilot-who-took-his-wife-onhis-last-flight.html

The Kamikaze Pilot Who Took His Wife On His Last Flight - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-kamikaze-pilot-who-took-his-wife-onhis-last-flight.html

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In this picture we see a Japaneses Kamikaze pilot flying into a US carrier. Kamikaze pilots would use their own planes as bomb's to attack US ships in order to stop them from reaching Japan's mainland.

In this picture we see a Japaneses Kamikaze pilot flying into a US carrier. Kamikaze pilots would use their own planes as bomb's to attack US ships in order to stop them from reaching Japan's mainland.

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