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Where The Word “Kamikaze” Comes From

The Mongol invasion of Japan wasn’t deterred by the Samurai — it was deterred by the weather

Painting from Kikuchi Yoosai in the Tokyo National Museum — Public Domain

When you hear the word Kamikaze, you think about Japanese suicide bombers during World War II. Kamikaze bombers flew their planes into enemy bases and ships, sacrificing their own lives in the process.

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

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