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Response to Travelman (Reply #18)

Thu Mar 7, 2013, 03:39 PM

20. No. True Kamikaze attacks were deliberate and planned from before the pilot took off.

The pilots from the very beginning were trained to crash their planes into a ship. They were never going to fly back to their airfield under any circumstances. They knew when they took off it was a one way trip that ended with their death. That is not the same as what Lieutenant Iida did.

Iida intended to return to his carrier after the attack. That very fact makes his attack not a kamikaze attack.

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