Kamikaze - Envision yourself LOOKING FACE OF THIS Japanese driver - ITS DETERMINATION TO DIE WITH PRIDE IN YOUR COUNTRY

Kamikaze - Envision yourself LOOKING FACE OF THIS Japanese driver - ITS DETERMINATION TO DIE WITH PRIDE IN YOUR COUNTRY

Japanese Kamikaze pilot.  Dad's ship, USS Hunter Liggett shot down four Zeros during the Guadacanal-Solomon Island Campaign.

Japanese Kamikaze pilot. Dad's ship, USS Hunter Liggett shot down four Zeros during the Guadacanal-Solomon Island Campaign.

From "The Faces of Kamikaze Pilots" story by Torunn Sinclair on Storify — http://storify.com/TorunnSinclair/the-faces-of-kamikaze-pilots

From "The Faces of Kamikaze Pilots" story by Torunn Sinclair on Storify — http://storify.com/TorunnSinclair/the-faces-of-kamikaze-pilots

Back in 1941 when the Japanese Kamikaze's attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii the American people called them terrorists and the Japanese were generalized in this maner. Today after the events on September 11, Muslims are now perceived as terrorists. Does our racial profiling of people fade after time or does our society just pass down the torch of that word terrorist to the next group of people that attack us and generalizations are here to stay?

Back in 1941 when the Japanese Kamikaze's attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii the American people called them terrorists and the Japanese were generalized in this maner. Today after the events on September 11, Muslims are now perceived as terrorists. Does our racial profiling of people fade after time or does our society just pass down the torch of that word terrorist to the next group of people that attack us and generalizations are here to stay?

http://ift.tt/2rSF7MQ Kamikaze pilots were even a thing.. yet ironically he lived..

http://ift.tt/2rSF7MQ Kamikaze pilots were even a thing.. yet ironically he lived..

Stories like this need to be told more often. Found on Shorpy among the comments below photo at  http://www.shorpy.com/node/5051.    Entitled "Other side of the story.".  Widens our view of the bombing of Pearl Harbor from the pilots' experience. The pilots had no idea they were performing a sneak attack until afterward, and even then, if any of them had a problem with it, they were given veiled threats. Very interesting. I'm not surprised. Our history books never give us the total 'real'…

Stories like this need to be told more often. Found on Shorpy among the comments below photo at http://www.shorpy.com/node/5051. Entitled "Other side of the story.". Widens our view of the bombing of Pearl Harbor from the pilots' experience. The pilots had no idea they were performing a sneak attack until afterward, and even then, if any of them had a problem with it, they were given veiled threats. Very interesting. I'm not surprised. Our history books never give us the total 'real'…

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