The translations include the signature of "Navy General Saburo Endo" who wrote the above wording "Kamikaze". The remaining writing includes autographs of friends of the Navy pilot, patriotic poetry, pledges of loyalty to the emperor and nation and individual determined statements of "not fearing death".
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Great Britain. Most films and books emphasize the tragic deaths of the young pilots. For example, four popular movies about kamikaze pilots released from to do not show them crashing into ships, but rather being shot down from the sky by the enemy [ 2 ]. Navy film clips of Japanese planes bursting into flames and crashing into the sea. Brave - Although Japanese people consider the kamikaze pilots' deaths as tragic, they also regard them as brave heroes. Most books and movies portray kamikaze pilots who strongly believed that the preferable action in the desperate wartime situation was to volunteer to die in order to defend Japan.
The Japanese culture has a long tradition of honoring bravery against hopeless odds. The kamikaze corps drew inspiration from the courage of Kusunoki Masashige, a samurai warrior who loyally defended the emperor in battle in and committed suicide by harakiri with his followers to escape the humiliation of capture.
Morris , xiv explains why Japanese people consider Kusunoki Masashige and the kamikaze pilots to be brave heroes, "The submissive majority, while bearing its discontents in safe silence, can find vicarious satisfaction in identifying itself emotionally with these individuals who waged their forlorn struggle against overwhelming odds; and the fact that all their efforts are crowned with failure lends them a pathos which characterizes the general vanity of human endeavour and makes them the most loved and evocative of heroes.
Young - Kamikaze pilots died at a very young age. Almost all Army kamikaze pilots during the Okinawan campaign were between 17 and 22 Muranaga , The guides at the Chiran Peace Museum emphasize that the youngest kamikaze pilot was only 17 years old.
Today's Japanese youth can relate to the kamikaze pilots because of their similar ages. A high school student, whose grandmother's brother died as a kamikaze pilot, writes Beppu , :. Many young men lost their lives as kamikaze pilots in the war.
They volunteered to protect their country, parents, younger brothers and sisters, and girlfriends. Today when there are many things and young people have lost their direction, we do not understand things that need love and things that need protection. Today there is a tendency to lose sight of even the true meaning of loving, so we in such times need to learn many things from the kamikaze pilots' way of life. They died with pure feelings, deeply loving their country, loving nature, and loving people.
Individuals - In contract to the American view of kamikaze pilots as faceless, Japanese people regard them as individuals with their own personalities and interests. Japanese museums with kamikaze exhibits show photos of each pilot, and they display their personal letters.
Stories about individual pilots abound. For example, the Hotaru Museum presents a variety of private episodes from the lives of about twenty pilots who departed from Chiran Air Base, such as a kamikaze pilot afraid of cats. Two Japanese films in the s showed pianists and baseball players as kamikaze pilots [ 4 ]. Educated - Many former students from Japan's elite universities died as kamikaze pilots.
In October , military draft deferment ended for students in liberal arts and law, although the deferment continued for students in such fields as engineering and natural sciences. Many of these former students entered Navy or Army pilot training programs, and they later joined special attack force units to carry out suicide attacks. An estimated one thousand student soldiers died as kamikaze pilots [ 5 ].Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): SLAM - - 1 12/12/73; Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): SLAM - - 2 23/1/