Friday, April 24, 2015

Japanese Kamikaze

Unit of Japanese special attack of the Empire air force, composed by military suicide aviators against the naval of the allied force until the Second World War.
Their target was to destroy warships by crashing their aircraft with bombs and explosives into the enemy ships.

The first kamikaze mission occurred on 13 September 1944

Kamikaze aircraft on attack a warship
In the ceremony of an attack, Kamikaze allegiance to vote Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, recited tanka as a farewell poem referring to the duty of sacrifice and take an alcoholic drink (the famous sake) and they turn in the direction of their region of birth .
Pilots drinking sake before they leave for their last mission.
Kamikaze drink sake

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