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Author Takahashi, Masami

Title The last Kamikaze : testimonials from WWII suicide pilots / by Masami Takahashi
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2007


Description 1 online resource (63 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online
Summary This film explores the minds of former suicide bombers who participated in the first well-orchestrated suicide mission in modern history, the one carried out by the air arm of the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII. Although in the beginning, these suicide pilots were university graduates and intellectual elites in their 20s, by 1942 the Navy was aggressively recruiting a large number of boys who were only in their low teens. Fortunately, some never flew their final suicide mission because the war ended before it was their turn to fly out
Credits Director, Masami Takahashi
Cast Narrators, Masami Takahashi, Suzanne Gaskins, John Parker
Event Recorded in Japan
Notes Print version record
Subject Kamikaze pilots -- Japan -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Japanese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
Kamikaze pilots.
Military operations, Aerial -- Japanese.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Personal narratives
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Ethnographic films.
Form Streaming video
Author Gaskins, Suzanne, narrator
Parker, John, narrator