World War II Kamikaze Attack Actual Footage from 1945

Chiran high school girls wave farewell with cherry blossom branches to departing kamikaze pilot in a Nakajima Ki-43-IIIa Hayabusa

A Japanese Zero kamikaze fighter about to crash into the battleship Missouri off Okinawa

Kamikaze attacks on the U.S. fleet off Okinawa. It was a struggle of men who want to die and men who want to live.

Below is an actual footage of Japanese suicide pilots during World War II. The video shows the story behind the bombers, their training and first pictures of the killer weapons above the Pacific Ocean. You will also see the actual shots of Kamikaze attacks and their devastating impact on naval destroyers at sea.