banzai charge


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Synonyms for banzai charge

a mass attack of troops without concern for casualties

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It is well documented that on several Pacific Islands some Japanese soldiers participated in Banzai charges armed with bayonets tied to a bamboo pole and the Soviet Union sent unarmed soldiers into attacks with instructions to pick up some fallen comrade's rifle.
Built using the Call of Duty 4[R]: Modern Warfare engine, Call of Duty: World at War provides an uncensored experience with unique enemies and combat variety, including Kamikaze fighters, ambush attacks, Banzai charges and cunning cover tactics, as well as explosive on-screen action through all new cooperative gameplay.
Available now, Call of Duty: World at War takes players to a grittier WWII than ever before -- from facing down Imperial Japanese Banzai charges and guerilla tactics in the Pacific -- to exacting ruthless revenge as you beat back the enemy all the way to the steps of Berlin one bloody inch at a time.
Invariably such Banzai charges failed, with the backbone of the defending Japanese forces being broken.