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How many battles were kamikazes used in and how many kamikaze pilots died?
Around 2000 kamikaze flights were mounted during World War II. They sank 40 US ships.
3,913 Japanese kamikaze pilot's died altogether.
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They were like the WWII version of suicide bombers. The Japanese had (not sure if they still have or not) strict codes of honour. They would rather die than surrender or be ta…ken hostage. So, in the war of the Pacific, when Japan was facing defeat they thought this was an effective way of reversing their fortunes. They would fly their planes, full of explosives, into American ships (especially aircraft carriers), killing as many people as they could. Initially it proved effective but once the Americans found a way of countering these attacks by mounting massive anti-aircraft barrages which often brought down the Japanese planes before they hit their targets. The Word Kamikaze means "divine wind" referring to a great storm which destroyed the invasion fleet of the Chinese sometime in the middle ages.
Kamikaze is what the Japanese called a weather pattern surroundingtheir island. When enemies have tried to attack Japan the wind andwave patterns made it impossible for the at…tacking forces to makeit to Japan. The Huns were an example of the unsuccessful. The termlater was applied to Japanese pilots that drove their planes intoships, barracks, etc. - the pilot gave his life for his country.
Kamikaze pilots where pilots in the Japanese air force most notably during World War 2. There objective was to fly into American frigates, destroyers and air craft carriers du…ring the battle of the pacific. Each aircraft would be fully loaded with ordanance for maximum damage. They were possibly the worlds first suicide bombers.
Kamikazes were Japanese suicide planes (around 1944-1945) whose pilots deliberately crashed themselves into Allied warships. Japan was faring poorly during the last year of Wo…rld War II, and out of desperation, trained kamikaze pilots to try to hold off the Allied advance toward Japan. Although they caused a lot of damage, the kamikazes were ultimately unsuccessful in holding back the Allies.
They are young Japanese men who were air force trained during the World War II. The were suicide pilots who would purposely crash their planes loaded with explosives, into A…llied Ships in a last ditch effort to save the Japanese Empire.
the kamikaze pilots were japenese pilots that purposely crashed there planes into allied ships, commiting suicide..
The Kamikazes were a group of suicidal Japanese pilots during World War II, they would purposely crash into Allied Ships in a last ditch effort to safe the Japanese Empire.
Japanese suicide pilots who crashed their planes into American navy ships in a desperate attempt to win the war. Kamikaze means "Divine Wind" in Japanese.
An aircraft hitting a ship causes a lot of damage and they were desperate to win the war
They were Japanese suicide fighter pilots. They would fly planes into ships. As the war in the pacific continued the Japanese leader's new that the American Navy was out growi…ng theirs. In an effort to try to be victorious. They started to recruit, young, new pilot's into the service of the Imperial Air Force telling them they were going to be accepted into the arms of the spirit's with honor when they gave their life by crashing into the 'evil' American ship's killing many 'evil' enemy. Many did it to not disgrace their families honor but it wasn't wide spread so the Japanese navy would chain these pilot's into the planes and if they refused to fly or didn't crash into the ship they would be shot. Note: This killing yourself for glory thing was later picked up by . . . Muslim clerics telling their follower's that to arm yourself with a bomb to kill the infidel's would leave you to the promised land as well. The planes were loaded with explosives and just enough fuel to get to there target. They were designed to destroy as many ships as possible. Hope this helps
From the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944, to the Battle of Okinawa in April -June of 1945; Japan's ARMY and NAVY expended approximately 2800 Kamikazes. For the planned in…vasion of the Empire's home islands, Japan prepared over 7,000 more Kamikazes for operations.
According to the U.S. Air Force, a total of 2,800 kamikaze attackers sank 34 Navy ships, and damaged 368 more. They killed 4,900 sailors; and wounded over 4,800 more.
47 or 57 depending on who you read :)
Kamikazes were people who killed themselves to save Japan by using a plane to smash into enemy ships, carriers and buildings.
In Japan in WW2
There were over 2800 Kamikazes thrown into battle; between the Battles of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 through the battle of Okinawa in 1945.