Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2
What was the Japanese World War 2 air attack suicide bomber called?
there wasnt a specific plane, it was any kind of plane from a6m zeros or oscars. they loaded them up with explosives and headed out ...
What word names a world war 2 Japanese suicide pilot who crashed a plane loaded with explosives into American ships?
Kamikaze (divine wind).
Asked in Airplanes and Aircraft
When were airplanes used as weapons in war?
In World War II the Axis powers turned their airplanes into weapons during Kamikaze missions. The Japanese are the most famous for this. Kamikaze missions were suicide missions, so the pilots flew to a target and aimed their plane to the ground and BOOM. Kamikaze missions were also prevalent in sea battles where one plane could take out an entire ship. ...
Asked in World War 2, Pearl Harbor, Japan in WW2
How many plane Japanese plane were shot down in ww2?
43,110 were shot down in the World War 2 only 1/3 of Japanese planes survived. ...
Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2, US in WW2, Philippines
Where is the crash site of a Japanese war plane in baguio city Philippines during World War 2?
i saw a crashed Japanese fighter plane when i was visiting Hawaii, on Oahu. There is a park with a cliff, sometimes called suicide cliff or lovers leap (something like that). I walked along the path, then followed a stream up almost 1/2 mile - then saw the downed plane parts. Very cool, do not know how many people are aware of it. But that is one place to look. Has anyone else seen it? firstname.lastname@example.org ...
Asked in World War 2, Australia in WW2
At any time during World War 2 did Japanese planes enter Sydney harbor?
A Japanese float plane from a submarine carried out a flight over Sydney Harbour to map out the targets for the three midget submarines which carried out the attack. ...
Asked in World War 2, US Presidents
Which president survived 4 plane crashes during World War 2?
President George H.W. Bush survived four plane crashes in WWII. He joined the US Navy after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He became a naval aviator in 1942. ...
Asked in US in WW2
Why was the battle of leyte gulf so important?
The Japanese launched Kamikaze raids. in these suicide-plane attacks, Japanese pilots crashed their planes into allied ships supporting the invasion. Still, Japan lost so many ships in the Battle of Leyte Gulf that the Japanese Navy was essentially knocked out the war ...
Asked in September 11 Attacks
What side of the pentagon did the plane crash in to?
who crashed the plane of world trade centre ? resposibilty of the police during the bomb attacks ? ...
Asked in World War 2, Japan in WW2, US in WW2
What was the name for the Japanese pilots of World War 2 who crashed their planes into US ships?
The suicide pilots were known as the kamikaze (Japanese for divine wind). Many of these pilots had no training in using bombs or torpedoes, as armaments and capable combat pilots were in short supply. It was comparatively easier to dive into ships with a plane having only one large explosive. ...
Asked in World War 2
Was there a plane in World War 2 called the spitfire?
Indeed there was such a plane as a Spitfire during WW2. It was one of the UK's main fighters. ...
Asked in World War 2
How great was the threat to national security of Australia during World War 2?
Australia's National Security was greatly threatened, especially with the bombing of Darwin by the Japanese. A story that a lot of people don't know about, is that after the bombing of Darwin, a Japanese plane came down the east coast of Australia, and circled over Melbourne for hours and hours doing reconnaissance work for the Japanese. ...