Japanese Kamikaze pilots attack a US fleet in a last desperate attempt to inflict as much damage as possible as US forces close in on Mainland Japan. The nose of the plane was packed with over 2000 lbs of explosive and exploded on impact. The Japanese believed death was a price worth paying if it meant detroying such a high value target. Three Aircraft Carriers were hit: USS St. Lo, USS Ommaney and USS Bismarck.
For Archive Licensing Enquiries Visit: https://goo.gl/W4hZBv Explore Our Online Channel For FULL Documentaries, Fascinating Interviews & Classic Movies: https://goo.gl/7dVe8r
#BritishPathé #History #PearlHarbor
License this Film: (FILM ID: 1159.01) https://www.britishpathe.com/video/kamikaze-suicide-bomber/
Subscribe to the British Pathé YT Channel: https://goo.gl/hV1nkf Subscribe to the British Pathé War Archives YT Channel: https://goo.gl/QY21c9 Subscribe to the British Pathé Vintage Fashions YT Channel: https://goo.gl/XT1Zo7 Subscribe to the British Pathé Sporting History YT Channel: https://goo.gl/ELDCsT
BRITISH PATHÉ'S STORY Before television, people came to movie theatres to watch the news. British Pathé was at the forefront of cinematic journalism, blending information with entertainment to popular effect. Over the course of a century, it documented everything from major armed conflicts and seismic political crises to the curious hobbies and eccentric lives of ordinary people. If it happened, British Pathé filmed it.
Now considered to be the finest newsreel archive in the world, British Pathé is a treasure trove of 85,000 films unrivalled in their historical and cultural significance.