By M.G. Sheftall
Within the final days of global conflict II, the japanese unleashed a brand new breed of warrior. They have been the kamikaze-idealistic younger males believing there should be no larger glory than to sacrifice their lives in suicide assaults to safeguard their native land. yet what of these males who took the sacred oath to die in battle-and lived? quickly after the Sept. 11 assaults, ethnographer M.G. Sheftall was once given unprecedentedly intimate entry to the cloistered group of Japan's final final kamikaze corps survivors. the result's a poignant and unforgettable glimpse into the lives and mindsets of former kamikaze pilots who by no means accomplished their ultimate missions.
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