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Trivia The tradition of death instead of defeat

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by meowzkingz, May 29, 2015.

  1. Kamikaze! suicide attacks

    The tradition of death instead of defeat, capture, and perceived shame was deeply entrenched in Japanese military culture. It was one of the primary traditions in the samurai life and the Bushido code: loyalty and honour until death.

    A Japanese kamikaze pilot in a damaged single-engine bomber, moments before striking the U.S. Aircraft Carrier USS Essex, off the Philippine Islands, on November 25, 1944.
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