kamikaze

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Synonyms for kamikaze

self-destructive

Words related to kamikaze

a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II

a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash

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Hinsdale in a kamikaze attack during the Battle of Iwo Jima on April 1, 1945.
There were 15 pilots in his unit; nine of them died in a kamikaze attack on March 27, while the rest were killed in a second attack on April 3," said Shimomura, the president of a food processing company in Tokyo.
The tactic permeated the nation's conscience as an entire generation prepared for kamikaze attack should their homeland fall into enemy hands.
His tanker, in fact, came under kamikaze attack in the same waters as the battleship Wisconsin.
Vian described what followed on that first day back as "the most serious kamikaze attack we had yet suffered.
Chris Yates, aviation security editor of Jane's Transport, said : ``The terrorist chatter seems to suggest that a group, assumed to be al-Qaeda, wants to seize a non-US registered airliner and use it in some sort of kamikaze attack.
While in the Army in the South Pacific, he survived a kamikaze attack on his ship that killed or wounded all the naval officers.
So, why did the MDC launch the kamikaze attack on Mugabe?
This unprecedented, massive kamikaze attack was not against young marines, sailors and soldiers; it was a vicious surprise attack against the United States of America and all we stand for in the free world.
Compassion Following a Kamikaze Attack During the Battle of Okinawa
13, 1944, during World War II, the light cruiser USS Nashville was badly damaged in a Japanese kamikaze attack off Negros Island in the Philippines that claimed 133 lives.
THIS is the rebel pilot hailed as a hero for killing Colonel Gaddafi's son in a kamikaze attack.
HE survived a Japanese Kamikaze attack while fighting in the Second World War.
Lexington aircraft carrier, told of being hit by Japanese torpedoes and a kamikaze attack, in which Japanese pilots would fly planes directly into ships.
The entries progress chronologically from shortly before the attacks at Pearl Harbor in 1941 to the admiral's last entry before his own ill-fated kamikaze attack went down at sea on the day of the Japanese surrender in 1945.