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Kamikaze Pilots

Summary: In the 13th century, 1281, the Mongols, lead by Genghis Khan, attacked Japan.
In the 13th century, 1281, the Mongols, lead by Genghis Khan, attacked Japan.  As the Mongols were about to overpower the Japanese when a giant typhoon swept through the Mongolian camps.  The `Devine Wind' swept across the land and destroyed the entire Mongolian army, saving the Japanese from certain defeat. The typhoon became known as the Devine Wind or Kamikaze.  Kamikaze meaning wind of the gods.

Japanese officials realised they were losing wars. They weren't training enough pilots. The US controlled the air. The kamikaze idea has been credited to Takajiro Ohnishi, A vice-admiral in the Japanese Navy. He is the man that realised it was much cheaper, faster and more effective to train pilots to crash planes into ships and buildings than teaching them how to fight in the air. Planes could go much further and they didn't have to plan on returning to base...

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