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Author Odachi, Kazuo, author.

Title Memoirs of a kamikaze : a World War II pilot's inspiring story of survival, honor and reconciliation / Kazuo Odachi with Shigeru Ohta and Hiroyoshi Nishijima ; translated by Alexander Bennett and Shigeru Ohta.

Publication Info. Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, [2020]
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Description 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Note Translated from the Japanese.
Summary "An incredible, untold story of survival and acceptance that sheds light on one of the darkest chapters in Japanese history. This book tells the story of Kazuo Odachi who--in 1943, when he was just 16 years-old--joined the Imperial Japanese Navy to become a pilot. A year later, he was unknowingly assigned to the Kamikaze Special Attack Corps--a group of airmen whose mission was to sacrifice their lives by crashing planes into enemy ships. Their callsign was "ten dead, zero alive""-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Odachi, Kazuo.
Kamikaze pilots -- Japan -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Japanese.
Genre Autobiographies.
Personal narratives.
Added Author Ōta, Shigeru, author, translator.
Nishijima, Hiroyoshi, 1948- author.
Bennett, Alexander, translator.
ISBN 9784805315750
480531575X
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