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INDEPENDENT LENS | WINGS OF DEFEAT | Film Clip #4 | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/wingsofdefeat What were the Japanese Kamikazes thinking just before crashing into their targets? When Risa Morimoto discovered that her beloved uncle trained as a Kamikaze pilot in his youth, she wondered the same thing. Through rare interviews with surviving Kamikaze pilots, Morimoto retraces their journeys from teenagers to doomed pilots and reveals a complex history of brutal training and ambivalent sacrifice. In this clip, American WWII veterans recall the mayhem of Kamikaze attacks.WINGS OF DEFEAT premieres Tuesday, May 5 on INDEPENDENT LENS, a weekly series airing on PBS. Hosted by Terrence Howard, the acclaimed series showcases powerful and innovative independent films. Presented by ITVS, INDEPENDENT LENS is broadcast on PBS stations nationwide. Visit the Web site for more: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/wingsofdefeat
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