YANK MAGAZINE correspondent Robert MacMillan got one of the very few interviews with a Japanese Kamikaze pilot, Norio Okamoto, and allowed his readers to gain an understanding as to how the Kamikaze Corps operated:
"Okomoto's story took all the wind -the Divine Wind - out of the Kamikaze sails. Even the interpreter, a Japanese civilian, was surprised. He had worked for radio Tokyo and while he knew a lot of the propaganda stories were ridiculous, he had believed the Kamikaze legend."
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