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English to Japanese
What was the Japanese term for divine wind a tactic for which the ENEMY had not prepared?
Asked in World War 2
Japanese strategy in which fighter pilots deliberately crashed their planes into enemy ships?
During World War II, the Japanese strategy by which airplanes (fighters, bombers, and other aircraft) were deliberately crashed into enemy ships was called "Kamikaze". Meaning "Divine Wind", the name comes from a long-ago battle in which a typhoon destroyed an enemy invasion force that was approaching Japan by sea. ...
Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2, US in WW2
What was the Japanese strategy called in which fighter pilots deliberately crashed their planes into enemy ships?
The suicide planes were called kamikaze, or "divine wind" in reference to historical storms that had saved Japan from invasion by sea. ...
What was the name given to the German tactic of advancing quickly through enemy land with great force?
Blitzkreig. "Lightning War".
Asked in War and Military History
What were the war tactics used in the Battle of Gallipoli?
This was a standard WW1 tactic: Human wave attacks directly into enemy machineguns. ...
Asked in World War 1, War and Military History
What did the term over the top mean in World War 1?
To leave the trenches and attack the enemy. A very British tactic you climb out of your trench and walk towards the enemy while being shot at with machine guns. The Somme is one such battle where the tactic was employed resulting in the loss of 58,000 British troops in one day (still a record) ...
Asked in Japan, History of the Mongol Empire
Why didn't Kublai Khan take over Japan in 1281?
His invasion fleet was sunk by a massive typhoon: so powerful and strong that the Japanese referred to it as Kamikaze or divine wind (yes, that is also what the Japanese called their suicide pilots in the Second World War: They to were sinking the fleet of the enemy(in theory)). The destruction of the fleet was complete. ...
What did Attila the Hun say about knowing the enemy?
BBC movie: I thought that the War God had refused me a sign, but I was wrong. What better sign than an enemy prepared to fight? ...
Asked in World War 2, WW2 Allied Powers
What plan did the Allies follow to win in the Pacific?
The Japanese, they were the enemy. Michael Montagne
Asked in Pearl Harbor, US in WW2
What was responsible for the Attack on Pearl Harbor?
The Japanese are responsible for the bombing of Pearl Harbor but it was the fact that America was selling weapons to the Japanese enemy. ...
Asked in World War 2, Canada in WW2, Germany in WW2
What was the blitzkrieg and how successful was it as a military tactic?
A Blitzkrieg (German; 'Lightning War') was a very condensed group of tanks, infantry, and aircraft that attacked all at once to overwhelm the enemy defenses. It was a very successful tactic that lead to the conquering of several territories, including Poland and France. ...
Asked in California
Why were the California missions built on the coast?
So when enemy ships would come, they'd be prepared to battle.
Do griffins have enemies?
No griffins in mythology do not have enemies, they are regarded as divine or protectors of the divine in myth; they love gold and live high in mountains and are thought to be king of beasts. In Greek myth the enemy of griffin were the Arimaspoi. ...
What was the Athens war tactic?
They would move up the north at night (as to not alert enemies). When they were one mile from there target, secondary armies would attack from the the east and west, as to flank and surround the enemy. When the enemy was sorrounded, athen soldiers mounted elephants and charged. Athens lost very few battles with this tactic. They would use highly trained eagles to drop flaming arrows on the enemy. This was the first form of air support. Many times they would...
How did the soviet union's scorched-earth policy affect germanys invasion fo russia?
This was a "Terrain Denial" tactic where crops and living quarters are denied to an enemy . ...
What was the relationship between the US and Japan like after Pearl Harbor?
??? What do you THINK the relationship would be? Japan had just attacked a terretory of the United States, and killed U.S. citizens. At that point, the U.S. military was prepared to destroy Japan as an enemy. After Pearl Harbor, it was not good to be Japanese. ...