See also: Kamikaze (homonymy)
A kamikaze is a soldier pilot Japan board of plane which during the Second world war carried out a suicide mission in the countryside of the Pacific. It aimed to crush its plane on the American and allied ships . It was a desperate military tactic to deliver an explosive load on a target with a maximum probability of attack. In addition, in the tradition of the “Bushido” or “sees of the warrior”, to survive a failure was a shame for oneself and all the house which one bears the name, even if the attacks suicide did not form part of this code of honor. With the starting ceremonial of an attack, the candidates often made a poem in anthem with the life.
By extension, it means also today any person who voluntarily sacrifices her life in a Attack-suicide. More largely still, an act by which somebody sacrifices his career, its future, is described as kamikaze. The authentic kamikazes were in spite of us , constrained with this act by the military staff and the social pressure, little of them were really fanaticized.
It as should be noted as some similar initiatives took place during the First World War and the Second world war:
- of the Russian and German pilots divided the wings of the enemy planes with their own wings or voluntarily entered in collision with the unfavourable apparatus. For these actions on the Face of the East, one speaks about attack Taran.
- of the French pilots was voluntarily thrown on apparatuses and German troops during the battle of France, in particular starting from June 1940.
- some pilot of the Royal Air Force projected their plane against the German V1
Other directionsKamikaze is also the name of a Cocktail, like that of the fourth volume of the Newspaper of Marc-Edouard Nabe.
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