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.

Kamikaze pilots toast cups of sake before departure at the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force Chiran

Kamikaze pilots toast cups of sake before departure at the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force Chiran

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

Kamikaze pilots.  The man in the center  survived the war.

Kamikaze pilots. The man in the center survived the war.

Kamikaze pilot covered in cherry blossoms -Pin it by GUSTAVO BUESO-JACQUIER

Kamikaze pilot covered in cherry blossoms -Pin it by GUSTAVO BUESO-JACQUIER

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'…

EVELYN ANKERS PIN-UP KAMIKAZE PILOTS & OKINAWA ARTILLERYMEN YANK MAGAZINE 1945

Evelyn ankers pin-up kamikaze pilots & okinawa artillerymen yank magazine 1945

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Old snaps you have to see. Part 11

Old snaps you have to see. Part 11

Old snaps you have to see. Part 11

Kamikaze Pilots,Interesting Facts,Now,Weird

Japanese fighter pilots of the 244. Shinten-Tai of Squadron from Chofu in 1944

Japanese fighter pilots of the 244. Shinten-Tai of Squadron from Chofu in 1944

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